RAAF Base Amberley

First RAAF Pilot to Clock 4,000 Hours on F/A-18 Strike Fighters

First RAAF Pilot to Clock 4,000 Hours on F/A-18 Strike Fighters

Squadron Leader Daniel Grealy’s milestone includes 1500 hours on F/A-18A/B Hornets and 2500 hours on F/A-18F Super Hornets. In a… Read More

2 years ago

Video shows RAAF F/A-18F crew members ejecting during their Super Hornet take-off run

The F/A-18F continued on with no one at the controls until it left the runway and crashed its nose onto… Read More

3 years ago

Here’s why Australia buried 23 F-111s after the aircraft’s retirement

23 F-111 aircraft were buried at the Swanbank landfill site outside of Ipswich, Queensland, between Nov. 21 and 23, 2011.… Read More

4 years ago

First Elephant Walk for RAAF KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft

Moreover on Nov. 18, all eight RAAF C-17A Globemaster III cargo aircraft of 36sq have been parked together (briefly!) for… Read More

4 years ago

RAAF EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft achieve IOC

11 EA-18G Growler aircraft are operated by No. 6 Squadron based at RAAF Base Amberley and operate in conjunction with… Read More

5 years ago

THAT TIME A ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE F-111 PERFORMED A BELLY LANDING

The reason behind the incident was the loss of the plane's port main wheel shortly after take-off The interesting video… Read More

7 years ago