Royal Australian Air Force

Here are some awesome air-to-air photos of RAAF F/A-18 “Classic” Hornets

Here are some awesome air-to-air photos of RAAF F/A-18 “Classic” Hornets

The awesome photos in this post show RAAF No. 77 Squadron F/A-18A Hornets flying in formation off the coast of… Read More

4 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

Crossbows, Big Bens and Divers: a quick look at Allied Operations against Hitler’s V-Weapons

In July and August 1944 approximately 30 per cent of RAF Bomber Command sorties and tonnage was directed against V-1… Read More

4 years ago

Air USA air combat training company to buy up to 46 former RAAF F/A-18A/B Strike Fighters

The F/A-18A/B Hornet aircraft will be used to provide training services to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and will be… Read More

4 years ago

Shocking Video Features RAAF C-27J and C-130J Crews Flying in “Heavy Smokey Conditions” during Operation Bushfire Assist

The shocking video in this post features cockpit vision from RAAF transport aircraft during Operation Bushfire Assist. The smoke generated… 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

5 years ago

RAAF to buy AN/ASG-34 for its F/A-18F Super Hornet Strike Fighters

A sources-sought notification was issued by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command on Oct. 2, 2019 for 12 AN/ASG-34 podded… Read More

5 years ago

Growler Ball 2019: The Greatest Video of the EA-18G Growler From All Around the World

Called Growler Ball 2019, the video in this post is the latest and greatest footage of the EA-18G Growler from… Read More

5 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

Pig! Remembering RAAF F-111 Aardvark

"Do you realize the Australians have a bomber that can put a bomb through that window on to the table… Read More

5 years ago

F-22 pilot from Australia: from RAAF Hornet to USAF Raptor

“The transition from the aircraft was exciting and a challenge to do. There were definitely some similarities, like handling, but… Read More

5 years ago

First Two Australian F/A-18A “interim fighters” for RCAF arrived in Cold Lake

Canada is procuring 18 F/A-18A fighter aircraft and parts from the Government of Australia to rapidly increase availability of the… Read More

5 years ago

Aerial Refuelling Trials between KC-30A and F-22 Raptor Complete

A total of eight test flights were conducted and data are being analyzed to formulate the standard operating procedures when… Read More

6 years ago

RAAF unveils new paint scheme for Roulettes aerobatic team

RAAF Roulettes new painte scheme On Oct. 17, 2018, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has unveiled the new paint… Read More

6 years ago

Cool photos show RAAF KC-30A tanker refuelling U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon

RAAF No. 33 Squadron and Aircraft Research and Development Unit worked with U.S. Navy VX-20 to conduct the trials from… Read More

6 years ago

IOC five months ahead of schedule for RAAF P-8A Poseidon aircraft

RAAF has taken delivery of six P-8A Poseidon aircraft from an overall order book of 12 According Flight Global, Royal Australian… Read More

6 years ago

ENGINE COMPONENT FAILURE BEHIND LAST MONTH RAAF EA-18G INCIDENT AT NELLIS

“We are confident we have identified what we think is the likely cause,” RAAF Group Capt. Tim Alsop Royal Australian… Read More

6 years ago