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


RAN Historic Flight Finds New Home

For many years the RAN had a ‘Historic Flight’ (HF), comprising a number of previous Fleet Air Arm operational aircraft. The Flight included two S2-G Trackers, two UHI-B Iroquois, two Westland Wessex Mk. 31B and one C47 Dakota, remnants of a Hawker Sea Fury and a De...

Navy Wings Heritage

      Navy Wings is a UK charity charged with keeping heritage naval aircraft flying so they can take them around air-shows and remind the public that it is not just the RAF who flies! It is entirely funded by donations, or by the sales of their goodies...