RAAF Pearce

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RAAF Base Pearce is the main Air Force base in Western Australia and is located in Bullsbrook, 35 kilometres north of Perth. Pearce is one of the busiest RAAF bases in the country in terms of total aircraft movements, and is home to the No 2 Flying Training School and No 79 Squadron. Also based […]

RAAF Edinburgh

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RAAF Base Edinburgh is home to 3500 personnel from the Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force, the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, elements of Joint Logistics Command and Defence Estate and Infrastructure Group as well as key defence companies including BAE Systems Australia, Raytheon Australia, Airbus Group Australia Pacific, CAE Australia and Meggitt Training Systems. […]

Point Cook

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The Royal Australian Air Force Museum is located at Point Cook, near Melbourne. Point Cook is the birthplace of the Australian Flying Corps (AFC), which was renamed to the Royal Australian Air Force following its success in World War I. RAAF Base Point Cook was the Air Force’s only base from 1912 to 1925, when […]

RAAF Laverton

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Point Cook the birthplace of the Air Force, and home to the RAAF Museum and Air Force Band. Established to support the greater rate of flying and maintenance activities after the formation of the RAAF in 1921. The military airfield at RAAF Williams Laverton was decommissioned and has now been developed into a new suburb […]

RAAF East Sale

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RAAF Base East Sale is located 220km South East of Melbourne, in Victoria’s Gippsland region, and supports a capacity of approx. 700 personnel. It opened as a training base in 1943 and was initially home to Number 1 Operational Training Unit (1 OTU), equipped with Bristol Beaufort light bomber aircraft. Following World War II, the […]

RAAF Glenbrook

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RAAF Base Glenbrook property is approximately 28 Hectares. It is located on the Great Western Highway on the edge of the Blue Mountains. The property boundaries are to the east -Western Motorway, north – Glenbrook Reserve, west – Knapsack Park and to the south – Great Western Highway.  The Base is approximately 2.1 kms from […]

RAAF Wagga Wagga

RAAF Base Wagga is known as the ‘Home of the Airman’, as the base is responsible for delivering Air Force Recruit training, as well as technical and non-technical Initial and Post Employment Training to both airwomen and airmen. The first unit based at RAAF Base Forest Hill was No 2 Flying Training School, which is […]

RAAF Richmond

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A military flying school was set up at the site of the present-day RAAF base on 28 August 1916, when the area was known as Ham Common. RAAF Station Richmond was established on 30 June 1925 as the fledgling service’s first air base outside Victoria, the first Air Force base to be established in New […]

RAAF Williamtown

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The Air Force is proud to have been part of the Hunter since the late 1930s when the Defence Practice Area was first designated at Williamtown, and we look forward to continuing our positive relationship with the local community. RAAF Williamtown members at all levels have an excellent rapport with the traditional custodians of the land […]

RAAF Tindal

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RAAF Base Tindal is located 15 kms outside Katherine and 320 kms south-east of Darwin in the Northern Territory. The airfield was constructed in 1942 during World War II and was originally called Carson’s Airfield. Over time, it was upgraded and extended for commercial use and declared an operational Air Force Base in 1984, with […]

RAAF Darwin

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RAAF Base Darwin is one of the Air Force’s main forward operating bases. It is located 6.5 km north-east of the City of Darwin, and shares the runway with Darwin International Airport. Construction of the airfield began in 1938 and RAAF Station Darwin was established on 1 June 1940. The base was bombed by Japanese […]

RAAF Townsville

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RAAF Base Townsville is located in the heart of Townsville and has a long and proud association with the people of North Queensland, actively supporting the community from Cooktown to the north and Longreach in the west. RAAF Base Townsville is an important forward operating base located north-west of Townsville. Established in 1930’s New administrative buildings, […]