NSW Division AGM – Wed 25 March 2020 Now Cancelled

The Fleet Air Arm Association (NSW) Division wishes to advise that its Annual General Meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday 25 March 2020 has been CANCELLED as a result of current COVID-19 concerns. 

The meeting is tentatively scheduled for May 2020, but readers should keep an eye on this website for further updates. 

 

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ACT Division Social Gathering 07 Feb 20

Good Afternoon Shipmates,

The Fleet Air Arm Association of Australia, ACT Division, will hold a social get together at the Canberra Club, 51 Blackall Street Barton ACT on next Friday 7th February 2020 commencing from 1700.  

FAA Association members and other FAA / ex-FAA personnel are more than welcome to attend the function. A sign in sheet will be at the Club front reception desk for attendees to sign as they enter the […]

Mystery Photo No. 49

Mystery Photo No.49 is of a group of biplanes on the foredeck of a ship, taken just over 100 years ago: 
The picture has special historical significance, so we would like to know:

What is the name of the ship,
What type of aircraft they are, and
What is the special significance of this image?

You can use the “Contact Us” form […]

HISTORIC FLIGHT AIRCRAFT UPDATE – November 2018

UPDATE ON THE HISTORIC FLIGHT’s AIRCRAFT – 26 November 2018
HARS is pleased to confirm that it has been accepted as the preferred tenderer for the acquisition of the complete sets of ex RAN FAA Historic Flight assets being disposed of by limited public tender.
This outcome is the result of approximately 14 years of continuous dialogue between HARS and the RAN, […]

Fleet Air Arm Hero Remembered at Albatross

Family of late Australian WWII hero, Spitfire pilot LEUT Keith Clarkson, donates war medals to Fleet Air Arm Museum
By Rebecca West,  Images and Text – South Coast Register

The descendants of an Australian war veteran who served valiantly in WWII and was killed in battle over North Korea in 1951 donated his medals, including the Distinguished Flying Medal, to the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Nowra Hill […]

Free Entry for ex-ADF Members to Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney

INFORMATION FOR ALL ADF and EX-SERVICE MEMBERS LIVING IN OR VISITING SYDNEY
Complimentary Entry to
Australian National Maritime Museum
Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW

The Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) has partnered with the Australian National Maritime Museum to provide complimentary free access to Australia’s Maritime Museum in Sydney for all Defence Force serving members, veterans, and current cadets.

THE OFFER

Located in Sydney’s Darling Harbour, this must-see […]