Luscombe, NSW (YSHW) Holsworthy AAF

RWY 11/29     POS 33°59'42"S 150°57'09"E     ELEV 103 ft

Regiment Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
6th Aviation Regiment (AVN)
171 Aviation Squadron S-70A-9 Spartan

173 Aviation Squadron S-70A-9 Red Back
Oakey, Qld. (YBOK) AAF

RWY 05/23, 09/27, 09L/27R, 09R/27L, 14/32, grass strips     POS 27°24'41"S 151°44'07"E     ELEV 1335 ft

Regiment Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Army Aviation Training Centre
School of Army Aviation Tiger ARH
S-70A-9
MRH90

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.

Darren Mottram

Robertson Barracks (YRBK) Darwin

RWY HEL     POS 12°25'32"S 130°58'23"E     ELEV 105ft

Regiment Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
1st Aviation Regiment (AVN)
161 Recce Squadron Tiger ARH Possums

162 Recce Squadron Tiger ARH Marlins
Townsville/Intl, Qld. (YBTL) RAAF; Garbut Barracks

RWY 01/19, 07/25     POS 19°15'09"S 146°45'55"E     ELEV 18 ft

Regiment Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
5th Aviation Regiment (AVN)
A squadron MRH90
AW139? See remarks.

B squadron MRH90
AW139? See remarks.
Buccaneers

C squadron CH-47F
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.

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