A Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18F Super Hornet, with the sun directly behind it, provides an unusual but spectacular sight during a mission in the skies over Iraq. Australia’s Air Task Group (ATG) consisting of six Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18F Super Hornets, an E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft and a KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft continue to support Operation OKRA with missions in Iraq.
Night Vision image of an F/A-18A Hornet from Australia's Air Task Group refuelling from a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft during the first mission of Operation OKRA to be flown over Syria.
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Royal Australian Air Force personnel have commenced training on the C-27J Spartan Battlefield Airlifter in the United States after the the first two aircraft were transferred to the Australian register. Air Force Director General Capability Planning Air Commodore Mike Kitcher said the first Spartans were expected in Australia by mid-2015. “A total of 10 aircraft will be delivered over the next two years, operated by No. 35 Squadron initially from RAAF Base Richmond,” AIRCDRE Kitcher said.
Fokker Dr-1 Replica - F-AZGN. Association Memorial Flight, Ferte Alais - LFFQ, 29.05.2004.
New Advanced Air Force Capability Demonstrated in Canberra. Senior Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel in Canberra today toured an Air Force C-17A Globemaster fitted with a new advanced satellite communication and imagery display system for its crew and passengers. The newly-installed system was used to stream full motion video on large screens in the aircraft from a Heron remotely piloted Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operating 2000km away over Woomera Test Range in South Australia…
Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft recently made history for the longest Australian command and control mission in a war zone during a combat mission over Iraq. At 16 hours and 18 minutes, the E-7A Wedgetail’s mission entailed the command and control of large numbers of Coalition aircraft operating in Iraqi airspace as part of the multi-national air campaign confronting ISIL.