Luscombe, NSW (YSHW)
RWY 11/29 POS 33°59'42"S 150°57'09"E ELEV 103 ft
|6th Aviation Regiment (AVN)
||171 Aviation Squadron||S-70A-9
|173 Aviation Squadron||S-70A-9||Red Back|
Oakey, Qld. (YBOK)
Swartz Barracks AAF
|Army Aviation Training Centre
||School of Army Aviation||S-70A-9
|The MRH90 Taipan has been taken out of service as from Oct 2023. Read more|
The Black Hawk is primarily used to provide air mobility for troops and equipment. Secondary roles are aerial reconnaissance, observation, direction of artillery fire, medevac, aerial fire support, search and rescue and community support.
Robertson Barracks (YRBK)
RWY HEL POS 12°25'32"S 130°58'23"E ELEV 105ft
|1st Aviation Regiment (AVN)
||161 Recce Squadron||Tiger ARH||Possums|
|162 Recce Squadron||Tiger ARH||Marlins|
Townsville/Intl, Qld. (YBTL)
RAAF Base (Garbut Barracks)
RWY 01/19, 07/25 POS 19°15'09"S 146°45'55"E ELEV 18 ft
|5th Aviation Regiment (AVN)
||A squadron||AW139? See remarks.|
|B squadron||AW139? See remarks.||Buccaneers|
AW139? See remarks.
|Three civilian registered AW139s fly from Townsville, on lease to the Australian Army. For the moment it is not clear for which of the three squadrons they operate.
The MRH90 Taipan has been taken out of service as from Oct 2023. Read more
New AH-64E Apaches are on order to replace the ARH Tiger which are based at Darwin. As from 2025 the Apaches will be based here.