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 […]

ENGINEERING REUNION Canberra 2018

An Engineering Reunion will be held in Canberra on 09 November 2019 for all Engineering Branches of the RAN.  Details are provided below: […]

ACT Division Social Friday 31 August 2018 – All Welcome

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 Friday 31st Aug 2018 commencing from 1600.  

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 club

The Canberra […]

Message from COMFAA for the RANHFV

COMFAA,  Commodore Chris Smallhorn, has asked that the following message be published on this website.
“On 18 August 2018 our Helicopter Flight Vietnam (HFV) veterans were finally recognised for the extraordinary feats of gallantry displayed every day and night throughout the four 723 Squadron detachments to Vietnam between September 1967 and June 1971.
On a predictably cold, wet  and blustery […]

RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam Awarded Unit Citation for Gallantry

Forty-six years after it was disbanded, the RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam has been awarded a Unit Citation for Gallantry (UCG). 
The actual Citation, which is a rhodium-plated rectangular frame surrounding a ribbon of deep green, is a warrant presented to selected ADF Units for acts of extraordinary gallantry in action. The Citation consists of a certificate to the unit, signed by the […]