Australian International Air Show (Avalon) 2019

Australian International Air Show (Avalon) 2019


The Australian Defence Force is proud to be part of the Australian International Airshow (AIA) Avalon 2019 – the premier event in the southern hemisphere for showcasing aerospace industry and military aviation. The Australian International Airshow Aerospace and Defence Expo 2019 is a week-long trade exhibition held at Avalon airport (26 February to 1 March), followed by the Avalon 2019 public airshow on the weekend of 1-3 March. This year’s theme is ‘Target acquired: Air power for Australia’s future’. The Royal Australian Air Force showcased the integrated and networked force being implemented via Plan Jericho to transform us into a fifth-generation Air Force. The breadth and depth of Australian Defence Force capabilities will also be on display. See first hand the latest in military aviation technologies and ground-based equipment.

Australian International Air Show (Avalon) 2019

Australian International Air Show (Avalon) 2019


The breadth and depth of Australian Defence Force airpower capabilities will be on display for the public to see first-hand the latest military aviation technologies. Royal Australian Air Force aircraft participated in the airshow include: the first Australian owned F-35A Joint Strike Fighters, F/A-18 A/B Hornet multi-role fighters, F/A-18F Super Hornet multi-role fighter, Hawk 127 lead-in fighters, C-17A Globemaster III heavy airlift aircraft, C-130J Hercules, C-27J Spartan, KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft, KA350 King Air multi-role light aircraft, EA-18G Growler, P-8A Poseidon, PC-21and the Air Force’s elite Roulettes formation aerobatic team will perform their final flying display in the PC-9/As.
Australian International Air Show (Avalon) 2019

Australian International Air Show (Avalon) 2019


The Royal Australian Navy is expected to contribute: Sikorsky MHR-60R Seahawk submarine hunter and anti-surface warfare helicopter, MHR-60R ‘Romeo’ maritime combat helicopter, MRH-90 Taipan maritime utility helicopter, EC-135 T2+ helicopter, Bel 429 Global Ranger. The Australian Army is expected to provide: Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters (ARH) Tigers, MRH-90 Multi Role Helicopters, CH-47F Chinook, M1A1 Abrams tank, M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier, M-777 Howitzer artillery piece, HX-77 Gun Tractor, PMV-D Bushmasterand Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light Hawkei. The RAAF Museum will also be bringing some of their heritage aircraft down for flying and static displays, including: Sopwith Pup Replica, RE-8, CT-4, Wingeel, Harvard and CAC Mustang. Not all aircraft participated in the flying displays, some aircraft on static display only.
Australian International Air Show (Avalon) 2019

Australian International Air Show (Avalon) 2019


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