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Cameron 120 SS Helmet


VH-BZU serial number 11933, registered 19th February 2016


Flugzeugbau DG-1000


VH-NDQ serial number 10-223S142, registered 5th November 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NDS serial number 10-242S161, registered 10th November 2016 Cadets Branch

VH-NDU serial number 10-224S143, registered 25th November 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NGB serial number 10-241S160, registered 9th November 2016 Cadets Branch

VH-NGH serial number 10-213S135, registered 1st May 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NGZ serial number 10-213S138, registered 26th June 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NIT serial number 10-243S162, registered 9th February 2017, Cadets Branch


Kavanagh B-105


VH-DEF serial number 516, registered 11th August 2016

VH-OUP serial number 515, registered 11th August 2016


Schleicher ASK 21

VH-NQG serial number Mi 21912, registered 19th August 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NQI serial number Mi 21913, registered 25th August 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NQK serial number Mi 21914, registered 5th November 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NQM serial number Mi 21915, registered 13th November 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NQN serial number Mi 21916, registered 10th November 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NQO serial number Mi 21917, registered 18th December 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NQS serial number Mi 21918, registered 17th December 2014 Cadets Branch

VH-NQU serial number Mi 21919, registered 6th January 2015 Cadets Branch

VH-NQV serial number Mi 21920, registered 7th January 2015 Cadets Branch

VH-NQY serial number Mi 21921, registered 21st January 2015 Cadets Branch

VH-NQZ serial number Mi 21922, registered 21st January 2015 Cadets Branch

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE



5 Flight - Amberley


Heron - RPA

A45-254



1 squadron - Amberley


Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet

The Rollout of the first of its 24 F/A-18F BlockII Super Hornet multi-role strike fighters (Rhinos) (A44-201, which is the 394th Super Hornet built) occured on the 8th July 2009.

A44-203, was the first aircraft delivered on the 18th February 2010. A44-202 was signed over on the 23rd February 2010. On the 18th March 2010 A44-202 (City of Ipswitch), 203, 204, 205 and A44-206 left for Australia. A44-201 was still at Naval Air Warfare Centre, NAS China Lake, being used for further system checking.
The likely future for the RAAFs prized air combat capability is a mixed-type fleet of 36 F/A - 18E/F Super Hornets and 12 EA-18G Growlers - March 2013

A44-201

A44-202 delivered 23rd February 2010

A44-203 delivered 18th February 2010

A44-204 delivered 18th March 2010

A44-205 delivered 18th March 2010

A44-206 delivered 18th March 2010

A44-210 delivered 6th July 2010

A44-213 delivery expected end of 2010

A44-214 delivery expected end of 2010

A44-215 delivery expected end of 2010

A44-216 delivered 14th July 2011

A44-217 delivered 14th July 2011

A44-218 delivered 14th July 2011

A44-219 delivered 3rd August 2011

A44-220 delivered 3rd August 2011

A41-221 delivered in October 2011

A41-222 delivered in October 2011

A41-223 delivered in October 2011

A41-224 delivered in October 2011



2 Squadron - Williamstown NSW


Boeing 737-7ES/BBJ Wedgetail


N378BC Wedgetail on valuation flight for the RAAF. The RAAF have 6 Boeing 737 Wedgetail airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft. Due to setbacks at Boeing the Wedgetail aircraft will not be supplied until 2010. On 9th November 2009 arrived at RAAF Amberley from Seattle/Boeing Field. - March 2004 (N1536)

two aircraft were initially handed over on the 26th November 2009, the official handover was on the 5th May 2010 - A30-001 (serial number 33474, ex N378BC) and A30-004
A30-001 (serial number 33474, handed over 5th May 2010, ex N378BC)
A30-002 (serial number 33542, ex N358BJ) and A30-003 (serial number 33962, ex N356BJ
A30-004 (serial number , handed over 5th May 2010, ex N361BJ)
The fifth aircraft (A30-005) joined in late 2011 whilst the final 6th aircraft (A30-006) was delivered in May 2012



3 Squadron


Boeing F/A-18A/B Hornet

A21-003 - March 2004 (N1543)
A21-026 painted in the 20 year colours - March 2004 (N1544)
A21-032 - November 1996 (N1422)
A21-048 - November 1996 (N1423)
A21-051 - March 2007 (N1622)
A21-101 test aircraft

A21-105 - November 1985 (N1282)

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Lockheed Martin F-35A JSF (joint strike fighter)

24th November 2009 approval was given to purchase 14 aircraft for one squadron only. Delivery from 2014. Total order is for 100 aircraft.
The serial number block will start from A35-001 and finish with the completion of further Government acquisitions
The likely future for the RAAFs prized air combat capability will be 48 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters - March 2013

The first two aircraft have made their maiden flights from Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth facility. The aircraft dubbed AU-1 and AU-2 by Lockheed Martin flew on the 29th September and the 1st October 2014 respectively. Both jets wear the low visibilty markings of No 2 Operational Conversion Unit (2OCU) and carry their Commonwealth registrations A35-001 and A35-002. These are the first of 72 aircraft currently on order. Another 58 F-35As have been ordered for delivery between 2019 to 2023.

Australia has committed to asquiring 72 F-35As, with the first due to arrive in late 2018. The first F-35 squadron - due to be 3 Squadron will be operational in 2021



4 Squadron - Williamstown


Pilatus PC-9 Turbo

Originally formed in 1940 the squadron flew Wirraways and Boomerangs. On Boxing day 1942, 4SQN gained wide fame when PLTOFF J.S.Archer became the only Wirraway pilot to down an enemy aircraft (reportedly a Zero). PLTOFF Archer was awarded the US Silver Star for his actions in A20-103. The aircraft is on display at the Australian War memorial. The squadron was reformed on the 3rd July 2009.

The Squadron currently operate just four aircraft



6 Squadron - Amberley


Boeing EA-18G Growler

A46-301 is the first of 12 Growlers on order, and made its first flight on the 13th July 2015



10 and 11 Squadrons - Edinburgh (Adelaide)


Lockheed P3C Orion

There are 18 AP-3Cs operating (2012)

A9-663 scrapped on the 20th October 2014 - November 1996 (N1410)

Boeing P-8A Poiseidon

Replacement for the ageing Orion in 2017 is the manned Boeing P-8A Poseidon, 8 have been placed on order with an option for another 4, the first flight for Aussie 1 is planned for mid 2016.
On the 6th May 2016 the first Boeing P-8A Poiseidon for the RAAF made its first flight, the aircraft was wearing 11 Squadron RAAF markings and the temporary US registration N940DS

Gulfstream G550

two aircraft are to be purchased and will be based at RAAF Base Edinburgh and will be operated within the RAAF's Surveillance and Response Group (SRG) (January 2016)



33 Squadron - Amberley


formerly operated at Richmond NSW

Airbus A330-203MRTT (KC-30A)


A39-001 serial number , during testing in January 2011, the refuelling boom broke off in flight. The aircraft is still in Spain.

A39-002 serial number , delivered 18th June 2011

A39-003 serial number , delivered on the 30th May 2011

A39-004 serial number 1036, arrived 18th June 2010

A39-005 serial number 1036, delivered in 2012

A39-006 and A39 007 are being built in Spain and due for delivery in 2018, their airframes are ex Qantas airrcraft VH-EBH (serial number 892) and VH-EBI (serial number 898)


A39-006 being built in Spain and due for delivery in 2018,

A39-007 being built in Spain and due for delivery in 2018,



34 Squadron, Canberra ACT



Bombardier Challenger CL604


A37-001, serial number 5521, commenced service in July 2002

A37-002 serial number 5534, commenced service in September 2002 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in June 2009 (N4689)


A37-003 serial number 5538, commenced service in October 2002 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in September 2008 (N2241>



Boeing 737


A36-001 serial number 30790, commenced service in June 2002 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in May 2014 (N6389)
A36-002 serial number 30829, commenced service in September 2002 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in December 2008 (N2635)



35 Squadron - Richmond


35 squadron was formed in 1942 and was disbanded in 1999 when Caribou operations were consolidated with 38 Sqn.



35 Squadron - Amberley


Alenia Aermacchi C27J Spartan

The first C-27J Spartan is due in 2015 and initial operation in late 2016 10 have been placed on order
The serial number block will start from A34-001 and finish with A34-010

A34-001 arrived at RAAF Base Richmond on the 30th June 2015

A34-002 arrived at RAAF Base Richmond on the 16th September 2015



36 Squadron - Amberley QLD

In 2006 36SQN divested itself of the C-130H as it prepared to relocate from Richmond NSW to Amberley QLD.

Boeing C17 - Globemaster

a sixth aircraft has been ordered and due to be delivered in the forth quarter of 2012

A41-206

A41-210 will be the fifth aircraft purchased - August 2011

A41-211 delivered 9th November 2012

A41-212 delivered 2th November 2015, the last of eight C-17s



37 Squadron and 285 Squadron - Richmond NSW

Lockheed C-130 Hercules

The C-130H entered service in 1978 with 12 aircraft being delivered to 36SQN and was due for retirement in 2013.
It was announced late 2011 that at least 4 of the C-130Hs will be gifted to Indonesia.
In 2006 the squadron was left operating with a mixed fleet of H and J models.
The RAAF operate 24 C130s (November 2008)
To date seven of the RAAFs 12 C-130Js have undergone system upgrades. (April 2016)

A97-00_ - November 1996 (N1441)
A97-002 construction number 382-4782, delivered July 1978 - 1988 (N1523)
A97-006 is expected to be the first aircraft to be transferred to Indonesia - March 2013
A97-008 construction number 382-4788, delivered September 1978 - 1988 (N1517)
A97-009 construction number 382-4789, delivered September 1978 - 1988 (N1518)
A97-011 delivered to the RAAF museum, Point Cook on the 8th December 2012

A97-159 construction number 382-4159, delivered August 1966, sold to lockheed 2000 then Pakistan Airforce - 1988 (N1520)
A97-160 construction number 382-4160, delivered August 1966, sold to RAAF Museum Point Cook - November 1996 (N1442)
A97-168 construction number 382-4168, delivered September 1966, RAAF Richmond Loader training - 1988 (N1519)
A97-189 construction number 382-4189, delivered January 1967, sold to Lockheed 2000 the Pakistan Airforce - November 1996 (N1443)

A97-468 accompanied C-27J, A34-002 on its ferry flight round the North pacific in September 2015

TACT

The last 18 months has seen the introduction of the tactical airlift crew trainer (TACT) at 285SQN facilities at RAAF Richmond (April 2016)





38 Squadron nicknamed "Dingo Airlines" - Townsville


The Squadron retired the Caribou in December 2009 and replaced them with the King Air 350s.


Beechcraft King Air

The former army King Air aircraft have tail numbers in the -400 range, while the new aircraft have numbers in the -600 series.There are 5 on lease.

A32-339 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in June 2009 (N4913)
A32-651 serial number FL-651, will be delivered late in 2009, ex N6151N

A32-670 serial number FL-670, transfered to the RAAF on the 26th March 2010, ex VH-ZHQ



76 Squadron - Williamstown NSW


British Aerospace Hawk 127

The 33 Hawk 127s were introduced into service in 2001 and are operated by 78 Wing's 76 Squadron based at Williamstown and 79 Squadron based at RAAF base Pearce.

A27-16 - March 2004 (N1551)
A27-22 - March 2004 (N1550)



79 Squadron - Pearce


British Aerospace Hawk 127

The 33 Hawk 127s were introduced into service in 2001 and are operated by 78 Wing's 76 Squadron based at Williamstown and 79 Squadron based at RAAF base Pearce.



107 Squadron


Vought OS2U-3 Kingfisher

A48-2 registered on the 10th February 2012 as VH-PSG



Boeing 707-338C


A20-621 - Taken at Richmond Air Base 1988 (N1524)
A20-623 sold to Omega Air of San Antonio as N623RH, departed Richmond on the 25th October 2011, ex Qantas VH-EAC

A20-624 "Delivered 27th March 1968. Serial Number - 19624. Sold to the Royal Australian Air Force in April 1979 and flew with 37 Squadron then 33 Squadron based at Richmond NSW. Converted to a tanker in 1990 and will be retired on the 30th June 2008. (ex VH-EAD).", sold to Omega Air of San Antonio as N624RH, departed Richmond on the 23rd October 2011 - 1978 (N276)


A20-624 "Delivered 27th March 1968. Serial Number - 19624. Tail with Farewell B707, 1979 - 2008, (ex VH-EAD)." - Taken at Richmond Airforce base in September 2010 (N5836)


A20-629 sold to Omega Air of San Antonio as N629RH, departed Richmond on the 23rd October 2011, ex Qantas VH-EAI


460 Squadron


On the 2nd July 2010 the RAAF formally reformed the famed WW2 Bomber Command unit. The new unit is with the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation (DIGO)


32 Squadron - East Sale



Pilatus PC-9 Turbo


First delivered in November 1987 the current fleet of 63 aircraft are in service with the RAAFs training units at East Sale (CFS), Pearce (2FTS) at Williamstown and the Aerospace Operational support Group at Edinburgh

The Roulettes flight line - number 61 in foreground - March 2004 (N1546)
The Roulettes flight line - number 64 in foreground - March 2004 (N1545)

Pilatus PC-21


The PC-21 is set to replace the PC-9/A and the CT-4B. They will primarily be based at RAAF Base East Sale and RAAF Base Pearce, 49 aircraft have been ordered for the ADF's Air 5428 Pilot Training System program.


BAe Avro/Hawker Sidley 748


- formed from 6, 23 and 24 squadrons it flew Hudsons and Beaufords and was disbanded in November 1945, reactivated in 1989

A10-595, serial number 1595/76, in service from March 1967 until June 1996, sold to Westair Sweden as SE-LIE in February 1999

A10-596 serial number 1596/77, in service from May 1967 until June 1996, sold to Westair Sweden as SE-LIF in February 1999- November 1996 (N1444)

A10-602, now flying with Guinee Air cargo as 3X-GEE (2010)

A10-606 - November 1996 (N1391)

The suadron now operates 8 Beech King Air 350s - (November 2011)


Canberra

A84-203 built in Australia in 1953 at the Government Aircraft factory at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne. It served with 2 squadron at RAAF Base Amberley and has been on display at the RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre near Ipswich, been gifted to the Evans Head Air Museum at Evans Head aerodrome. (March 2016)

A84-226 built in Australia in 1955 at the Government Aircraft factory at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne. It served with 2 squadron at RAAF Base Amberley and has been on display at the RAAF Wagga, been gifted to the Australian National Aviation Museum at Moorabbin Airport.(March 2016)

A84-235 - Taken at Wagga Wagga, NSW in February 2010 (N5690)
A84-238 - Taken 17th August 2011 (N6027)


Dassault Falcon / Mystere 900


A26-070, serial number 70, in service from September 1989 until December 2002, sold to the USA as N105BK

A26-073 serial number 73, in service from September 1989 until December 2002, sold to the USA as N109BK then to the Spanish Airforce- March 2004 (N1445)

A26-074, serial number 74, in service from October 1989 until October 2002, sold to the USA as N108BK then the Spanish Airforce

A26-076, serial number 76, in service from November 1989 until October 2002, sold to the USA as N106BK

A26-077, serial number 77, in service from December 1989 until September 2002, sold to the USA as N107BK then the Spanish Airforce


Dassault Mirage


77 Squadron - Williamstown NSW

A3-16 built in 1965 by GAF, has been purchased by the Queensland Air Museum to be displayed in its collection at Caloundra, Queensland (April 2016)

A3-29, On the 30th May 1966 this aircraft suffered a flame out at 1,500ft after injesting a bird into the intake, The speed of 380kt enabled the pilot to zoom climb to 3,800ft and land successfully at an abandoned wartime airstrip at Tomago without injury. The Mirage was towed back to Williamstown via the Pacific Highway and returned to service.

A3-41 - Taken at Wagga Wagga, NSW in February 2010 (N5685)

A3-42, has been bought privately and trucked to Essendon Airport for restoration to airworthiness.

A3-58 - 1979 (N393)

de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou


35 and 38 Squadrons

In service from 1964 - December 2009. RAAF serial numbers A4-134,140,147,152,159,164,171,173,179,185,191,193,195,199,202,204,208,210,225,228,231,233,234,235,236,264,275,285 and 299 - 29 Aircraft. In Vietnam 35 squadron wore the markings of a Wallaby on its fin and thus the operation received the name "Wallaby Airlines"

A4-134, A4-140, A4-147 arrived in Australia on the 22nd April 1964,( A4-147 was withdrawn from service in October 1968) A4-152, A4-159, A4-164 arrived on the 13th June 1964, (A4-164 was withdrawn from service in November 1992), A4-171, A4-179, A4-185 left Canada on the 1st July 1964 but was abruptly halted at Butterworth and sent to Vietnam as was also A4-173, A4-191 and A4-193.( A4-173 now resides at the Queensland Aviation Museum in Caloundra). A4-195, A4-199, A4-202 arrived in October 1964, A4-204, A4-208, A4-210 arrived in December 1964.A4-225, A4-228, A4-231 arrive in June 1965, A4-233, A4-234, A4-235, A4-236 arrived on the 21st August 1965. A4-264 arrived in June 1968, A4-275 arrived in August 1969, A4-285 arrived in December 1969 and the last arrival was A4-299 in June 1971
On the 30th May 1991 it was announced that the Caribou fleet would be reduced from 21 to 14 Aircraft. A4-164 was the first withdrawn in November 1992. At the beginning of 2009 A4-140 (at retirement it will go to the Australian War Memorial), A4-152,195,199,204,210,225,228,(A4-228 was placed in storage in Oakey QLD in May 2009), 231,234,236,275 and A4-299 were still in service.
A4-264 flew in white United Nations markings between 1975 and 1978 along the India-Pakistan border.
The artwork "45 Years of Operations" was carried on the nose of A4-195
Defence has been trying to find new homes for Caribous A4-204, 224, 228, 231, 275 and 299. A4-294 is located at Brisbane Airport while the others are located at the Oakey Army Aviation Base. A4-299 has been allocated to the Evans Head Memorial Aerodome and Heritage Aviation Association. A4 -225 has been allocated to the South Australian Aviation Museum. The rest still have to be allocated (April 2016)

A4-210 serial number 210, reregistered to the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society on the 8th November 2011 as VH-VBA

A4-225 - November 1996 (N1437)
A4-234 serial number 234, reregistered to the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society on the 8th November 2011 as VH-VBB - November 1996 (N1439)

Douglas DC3 / C47


A65-41 / VH-CUK built in 1944, serial number 12540, In civilian life it became VH-MMF being used by MacRobinson Miller Aviation, first aircraft used on the WA Air Beef Project, photo survey work then a freighter in Melbourne. reported to have last flown in October 1978 it was taken off the register on the 14th November 1978, used in a static role in the movie "Sky Pirates". reregistered to Ralph Chrystall as VH-XUX "Buzz Buggy"on the 28th July 2015, the aircraft is to go into the Flying Tigers Museum at Zhijiang Airport, Central China ex VH-MMF, A65-41/VHCUK 42-92709. (March 2016)

A65-102 / VH-SPY served with the RAAF from 1945 - 1980, has been instorage since then at Essendon, Camden and Cairns in 1999, it is now on its way to Innisfail (March 2016).

VH-___ - November 1996 (N1957)
VH-CIN - 1998 (N1429)
VH-CIN - November 1996 (N1430)

General Dynamics F111C


A8-___ - 1988 (N1426)
A8-142 - November 1996 (N2176)
A8-143 made an arrested belly landing at RAAF Amberley after loosing the left main wheel after take off, after the tail hook engaged the arresting cable the aircraft came to rest in a distance of approx. 500m. (2006) - November 1996 (N1424)


A8-145 - November 1996 (N1425)

A8-142 "Boneyard Wrangler" is now a gate guardian at Wagga Wagga

A8-272 "Boneyard Wrangler" is one of two F-111s now at the Point Cook Museum


Gloster Meteor


A77-871 - Taken at Wagga Wagga, NSW in February 2010 (N5688)


Kawasaki - Lockheed SP-2H Neptune


A89-272 served with 10 squadron in the 1960s, been on display at the entrance to RAAF Base Townsville, now gifted to the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) for restoration and finally displayed at Parkes NSW. (March 2016)

A89-273 - November 1996 (N1366)

A89-277 the Queensland Air Museum has acquired the Neptune A89-277. (March 2016)

Macchi MB-326H


There were 97 Macchi Jets in RAAF and RAN service of which 24 crashed.

A7-030 now on display at the entrance to the HARS museum in Albion Park, mounted on a pole and painted in the colours of the RAAFs Roulettes Aerobatic Team. (April 2016)

A7-076 was lost in a fatal accident off the NSW coast north of Williamstown on the 19th November 1990. An inspection of components from that accident found indications of an inflight wing separation. (March 2016)

A7-087 To be the feature of a memorial to all ADF personnel killed in training accidents, originally RAN serial N14-087 delivered in 1971 before becoming RAAF serial A7-087 in June 1983 when the Fleet Air Arm was disbanded.

Mustang


A68-071 is the oldest of the Australian-built CA-17 Mustangs to survive. purchased by the Australian National Aviation Museum (Moorabin Air Museum) in 2016

A68-107 - November 1996 (N1373)

North American F86 Sabre


A94-959 Fighter World, Williamstown has restored this aircraft to static display, previously it was mounted on a pole in a park in Raymond Terrace for 31 years, (April 2016)

A94-970 - November 1996 (N1440A)
A94-982 - Taken at Wagga Wagga, NSW in February 2010 (N5683)

Sea Venom


A79-612 - Taken at Wagga Wagga, NSW in February 2010 (N5681)

Spitfire



A58-492 a replica has been mounted on a plinth outside the RAAF Museum at Point Cook, The replica of the Spitfire Mk VIII, purchased by the Friends of the Museum, was built by the UK firm Gate Guards and is made of a steel tube framework with fibreglass skin, It is painted up as 79 Squadron Spitfire. (April 2016)

A58-758- November 1996 (N1375)

Winjeel


62 Winjeels were built for the RAAF between August 1955 and December 1957. It remained in service until 1975 when it was replaced by the CT-4A.

A85-403 - Taken at Wagga Wagga, NSW in February 2010 (N5686)
A85-439 - March 2004 (N1540)


Veteran Aircraft


DH.60M Moth VH-UML serial number 1360 recorded has having been A7-67 with the RAAF and crashing at Laverton, Victoria on the 23rd August 1936 where it has been all this time.

-040 - March 2004 (N1542)
-049 - March 2004 (N1541)

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARMY




1st Aviation Regiment - Darwin


Eurocopter Tiger ARH

A38-001 and A38-002 delivered to the Army Aviation Training Centre, Oakley on the 15th December 2004

A38-006 photo courtesy of Murray - Taken at Surfers Paradise, QLD in October 2008 (N2455)

A38-022 the final aircraft was delivered to the Army Aviation Training Centre, Oakley in late 2011



6th Aviation Regiment - Holdsworthy, Sydney


Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawks and Bell 206 Kiowas

S 70A-9 Black Hawk

The Blackhawks continue to be withdrawn from service, which commenced in January 2014.

A25-103 - March 2007 (N1563)
A25-111 - March 2007 (N1564)
A25-221 - November 1996 (N1436)
A25-103 and A25-111 - March 2007 (N1619)
Bell 206 Kiowas



173 squadron


Beechcraft King Air

A12-428 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in June 2009 (N4894)

A32-437 will transfer to operations with 38 Squadron in Townsville in November 2009- Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in May 2009 (N4288)


Bell Jetranger

A17-040 - March 1985 (N1290)



C Squadron 5th Aviation Regiment - Townsville


Boeing Chinook - CH-47D

Three of the 6 D models have so far been retired from routine duty, with one being donated to the RAAF Museum at RAAF Point Cook.The other two now positioned at Swartz Barracks, Oakley and Swinbourne Barracks, Perth.

A15-102 crashed during a resupply mission in Zabul Province on the 3oth May 2011 killing one passenger.

A15-106 operated in exercise Hamel in 2014

A15-201 due to relocate to the Army Aviation Training centre, Oakley in late May 2016.

A15-202 transfered to the Australian War Memorial, Canberra so that an important part of Army Aviation history can be preserved. (April 2016)

A15-151 in late June 2016 the aircraft will relocate to Darwins 1 Aviation Regiment and will be selectively harvested for spares.


Boeing Chinook - CH-47F

A15-304

A15-307 seventh and final CH-47F was delivered on the 24th August 2015, three more aircraft are to be purchased (2016)

A15-308 delivered in June 2016

A15-309 delivered in June 2016

A15-310 delivered in June 2016


Pilatus PC -6/B

A14-690 - March 1986 (N1325)


GAF N22 Nomad

A18-316 in mid March the Australian National Aviation Museum acquired this arcraft.


ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY


Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS)

Airbus H135s (EC135T2+)

N52-001 '841' serial number 1179, delivered on the 31st March 2016, registered 25th August 2016, first flew on the 16th January 2015, previously owned by Boeing Defence Australia ex VH-AQG

N52-002 '842' serial number 1211, registered 19th September 2016, ex VH-ACY

N52-003 '843' serial number 1212, registered 19th September 2016, ex VH-ARL

N52-004 '844'

N52-005 '845' due for delivery 2016

N52-006 '846' due for delivery 2016


723 Squadron, HMAS Albatross, Nowra


retired its three Retention and Motivation Initiative flight Augusta A109E Powers on 9th March 2012, they entered service in 2007

N49-218 '050' due for delivery in early August 2015 it will be the fourth 429 to join the squadron, ex VH-POJ


Bell 429

three Bell 429 Aircraft were inducted into service with 723 Squadron in July 2012




725 Squadron - Nowra

(The squadron was recommissioned in June 2015)

Sikorsky/Lockheeed Martin MH-60R "Romeo"


24 Aircraft have been ordered to replace the "classic" S-70B-2 Seahawk - March 2013. 7 aircraft will remain with the Fleet Air Arm's training squadron

The serial number block assigned to the "Romeo" Seahawk are from N48-001 to N48-024

14 of the 24 Romeos have been delivered ahead of schedule - October 2015

N48-024 the last and final aircraft was delivered on the 27th July 2016.



808 Squadron

MRH 90 Helicopter - Taipans

Due to problems with the MRH90 the future of the new squadron looks in jeopardy (2010)

An issue encounted related to the starting and stopping of the rotors during recent first-of-class- flight trials from HMAS Canberra - June 2015

The Navy has received its complement of six Taipans and are all in service with 808 Squadron, (2016), final operational capability wont be achieved until around July 2019



816 Squadron


A-4G Skyhawk


N13-154911 (880) VF-805 Squadron flying from HMAS Melbourne - 1981 (N880)

Sikorsky/Lockheeed Matin MH-60R "Romeo"

17 Aircraft hwill be deployed as operational - June 2015

N48-005 embarked on HMAS PERTH for participation in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15, late June 2015

S-70B-2 Seahawk

N24-006 Downwash from the hovering helicopter dislodged promotional boardings at the Sydney Motorsport Park in August 2015, James Courtney from the Holden Racing Team was injured by flying debris


BAe Avro/Hawker Sidley748
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N15-709 - 1988 (N1448)
N15-710 - November 1996 (N1434)

Douglas DC3 / C47


NW-880 - 1988 (N1432)

Fokker F27


VH-EWP - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in March 2009 (N3220)

Grumman S2G Tracker


A12-844 - November 1996 (N1377)
A12-859 Serial number A12-153582 - November 1996 (N1446)

817 Squadron


Westland Sea King "Mack Trucks"


The Westland built helicopters entered service in 1973 - 817 squadron was decommissioned and its Sea King helicopters were retired on the 16th December 2011.
The helicopters to be broken up for parts are: N16-114/05, N16-125/10, N16-238/20, N16-239/21, N16-918/22.
One helicopter will be preserved at the RAN Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra - N16-118 (shark 07)

N16-238 (Westland SeaKing 50) 20 - November 1996 (N1404)
N16-239 (Westland SeaKing 50) 21 - flying - November 1996 (N1405)
N16-239 (Westland SeaKing 50) 21 - November 1996 (N1406)
N16-238 (Westland SeaKing 50) 20 and 21 - November 1996 (N1407)

Sea Venom MK53 FAW


M 2943 - 1988 (N1515)

Veteran Aircraft


-308 Hawker Sea Fury - November 1996 (N1370)

CANADA



Military Canadian Forces



Boeing C-17A/CC-177



177704 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in December 2008 (N2632)

FRANCE


Air Force


52-ID - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in August 2010 (N5834)

GREAT BRITAIN



Royal Air Force



Hercules C130K


XV305 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in November 2009 (N5590)
XV871 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in May 2010 (N5778)

Lockheed Tristar K MK1


ZD-951 - November 1996 (N1416)

Panavia Tornado ADV


ZE-728 - November 1996 (N1419)

Royal Navy



McDonnell Douglas/BAe AV-8B Harrier


- 001 - November 1996 (N1420)

NEW ZEALAND



Royal New Zealand Air Force



Boeing 757



ZD-951 - March 2004 (N1532)

PAPUA NEW GUINEA



Papua New Guinea Defence Force



Gaf N228 Nomad Mission Master



P2-016 - November 1996 (N1433)

RUSSIA



Aeroflot



Kamov KA-27



CCCP-31000 - November 1996 (N1416)

Antonov - AN-124



CCCP-82007 - November 1996 (N1413)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA



UNITED STATES AIR FORCE


Boeing 737


54613 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in February 2011 (N5870)
90540 - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney in January 2012 (N6000)

Boeing 747-200B


there are two identical Air Force one aircraft, the difference being the registration, (28000 and 29000). They are planned to be replaced in 2017 by modified versions of Boeings upcoming 747-8 Intercontinental

29000 used by President Bush for APEC, delivered in the 1990's - September 2007 (N1762)


VC-32A/ 757-2G4/W


98-0002 "Sam 14", used to uplift the US Vice President and his entourage. - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney on the 22nd April 2017 (N6722)


99-0004 "Sam 78", used to uplift the US Vice President and his entourage. - Taken at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney on the 22nd April 2017 (N6723)


General Dynamics F16 Fighting Falcon



AF90-822 - March 2004 (N1549)
AF92-913 - March 2004 (N1548)

Lockheed L-1011 Tristar


30080 - November 1996 (N1418)

McDonnell Douglas F15A Eagle



AF78-496 - March 2004 (N1547)

McDonnell Douglas F15C Eagle



AF78-535 - November 1996 (N1427)

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