Royal australian air force
A Royal Australian Air Force HAWK MK127 jet aircraft, soars over Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, while on Exercise Northern Phoenix 2015. Number 79 Squadron from RAAF Base Pearce will be conducting Exercise Northern Phoenix 2015 (NP15) at RAAF Base Darwin during 1-21 May 15 as part of Number 49 Introduction to Fighter Course. The exercise, which is traditionally held at RAAF Base Learmonth, was diverted to RAAF Darwin at short notice as a result of damage to the airfield caused by trop
RAAF Hornet A21-27 features a WW2 style desert camouflage scheme. (Jaryd Stock) A Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18A Hornet has been painted in 3 Squadron World War 2 desert camouflage colours to celebrate the unit’s centenary. 3 Squadron is one of four RAAF units celebrating their centenary this year, along with 1, 2 and 4 Squadrons, all of which were formed in 1916 during World War 1 as part of the then Australian Flying Corps.