Operation Bursa

The Fleet Air Arm provided air support to Special Forces operations from the commencement of Op Bursa until the task was handed over to Army Aviation in 1990.  Eligible personnel who were engaged in Op Bursa can now apply for a medal recognising their contribution.

The Fleet Air Arm Association of Australia is a not-for-profit organisation

To unite former and serving Naval Aviation personnel

To maintain the bonds of friendship and esprit de corps in Naval Aviation

To assist with the welfare of former and serving Naval Aviation personnel and their families

To support Australia’s Fleet Air Arm Museum

To foster the preservation of the history of Aviation in the RAN

To provide a forum for Naval Aviation issues

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Fly Navy Stickers

Fly Navy Stickers - Expression of Interest We are considering placing an order for more "Fly Navy" stickers if there is sufficient interest. Made from high quality vinyl, these 200x60 mm self-adhesive stickers will provide bright, fade resistant service for many years...

HMAS SYDNEY MEMORIAL CRUISE

There will be two Memorial events in Western Australia in November 2021. The events are to remember the 80th Anniversary of the loss of the Sydney II and its crew in an engagement with the German Raider Kormoran  which occurred  on 19 November 1941, off the West...

Squadrons & Units of the FAA

The Squadrons and Units of the Fleet Air Arm. By Theo Ballance, Lee Howard, & Ray Sturtivant. Air Britain Publishing, Stapleford, 2016. UK recommended price £47.50. Special Members’ Price £34.95Reviewed by David Hobbs THIS is the third edition of a book by Ray...