Air Transportable Fire Truck

(L-R) Royal Australian Air Force Fire Fighters, Leading Aircraftwoman Sheridan Sandstrom and Aircraftman Kyle Miller of No. 22 Squadron, in their full fire fighting ensemble with a Truck Fire General Purpose Oshkosh Striker Air Transportable fire truck at RAAF Base Richmond. [maxgallery id="122931"] January 18, 2019 Australian Department of Defence

RAAF C-130J Workforce Training

In late 2017, responsibility for Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules workforce training transitioned to No. 37 Squadron, following the disestablishment of No. 285 Squadron. [maxgallery id="118811"] As well as conducting airlift operations with the C-130J Hercules, No. 37 Squadron is also responsible for the training of pilots, loadmasters, and…

Aussie Vietnam Veterans Return Home: The Repatriation of the Remains of 33 Aussie Servicemen

06/12/2016: Two Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft touched down at RAAF Base Richmond on 3 June 2016 at 10.30am to return home to Australia the remains of 33 Australian service personnel and dependents, many of whom were casualties of the Vietnam War, from cemeteries in Malaysia and Singapore. The…

C-27J Spartan in the RAAF

12/22/2015: Instructors from the RAAF School of Administration and Logistics Training (RAAFSALT) have taken students through the first C-27J Spartan Air Movements Course at RAAF Base Richmond. The course is intended to provide students with the necessary training to conduct ground loading related functions of the C-27J. In RAAF service,…

C-27J Spartan Arrival in Australia

07/12/2015: An acceptance ceremony was held at RAAF Base Richmond on 30 June 2015 for the first of ten C-27J Spartan battlefield airlifters to enter service with the Royal Australian Air Force. The aircraft, operated by No. 35 Squadron, will fulfill an airlift role between the Army rotary-wing fleet and…