Alice Springs, NT (YBAS)

RWY 12/30, 17/35     POS 23°48'25"S 133°54'08"E     ELEV 1789 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge

Reserve Base Civil airport. Mainly used by USAF for nearby satellite base.
The RAAF uses bare bases without personnel, equipment or aircraft. These bases are used during exercises only.
Amberley, Qld. (YAMB)

RWY 04/22, 15/33     POS 27°38'26"S 152°42'43"E     ELEV 91 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
82Wg
1sq F/A-18F Videmus Agamus (We Seek and We Strike)

6sq EA-18G Nous Reviendrons (We Shall Return)
84Wg
33sq KC-30A Enduring
86Wg
35sq C-27J Adept

36sq C-17A Sure

The RAAF received the first C-17A in 2006. There are eight Globemasters in service with 36sq at RAAF Amberley.

Motty

Butterworth (Malaysia) (WMKB)

RWY 18/36     POS 05°27'58"N 100°23'28"E     ELEV 8ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
81Wg
75sq F/A-18A/B Detachment Seek and Strike

77sq F/A-18A/B Detachment Swift to Destroy
42Wg
10sq AP-3C Detachment Strike First
Canberra, ACT (YSCB)

RWY 12/30, 17/35     POS 35°18'30"S 149°11'38"E     ELEV Elev:1888

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
84Wg
34sq B737-7DF/DT
Falcon 7X
Eo et Redeo (I Go and I Return)
Curtin, WA (YCIN)

RWY 11/29     POS 17°34'53"S 123°49'42"E     ELEV 300 ft

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Reserve Base Bare basis.
The RAAF uses bare bases without personnel, equipment or aircraft. These bases are used during exercises only.
East Sale, Vic. (YMES)

RWY 04/22, 09/27     POS 38°05'56"S 147°08'58"E     ELEV Elev:23 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
84Wg
32sq Beech 350 Adaptable
Training Command
Central Flying School (CFS) PC-9/A Qui Docet Discit (He Who Teaches Learns)
38sq was disbanded 14 December 2018.
Australian display team 'The Roulettes' is also based here, using aircraft from the CFS.
Edinburgh, SA (YPED)

RWY 18/36, HEL     POS 34°42'09"S 138°37'15"E     ELEV Elev:67 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
42Wg
10sq AP-3C Strike First
92Wg
11sq P-8A Shepherd or Destroy
Air System Development and Test Wing
ARDU F/A-18A
F/A-18B
PC-9/A
Prove to accomplish
Learmonth, WA (YPLM)

RWY 18/36     POS 22°14'00"S 114°05'37"E     ELEV 19 ft

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Reserve Base Bare basis.
The RAAF uses bare bases without personnel, equipment or aircraft. These bases are used during exercises only.
Luke AFB (AZ) (KLUF)

RWY 03L/21R, 03R/21L     POS 33°32'06"N 112°22'59"W     ELEV 1090 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
56th FW
61st FS F-35A
Pearce, WA (YPEA)

RWY 05/23, 18L/36R, 18R, 36L     POS 31°40'04"S 116°00'54"E     ELEV 150 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
78Wg
79sq Hawk Mk127 Born for Action
Training Command
2FTS PC-9/A
PC-21
Seek the Heights
Richmond, NSW (YSRI)

RWY 10/28     POS 33°36'02"S 150°46'51"E     ELEV Elev:67 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
86Wg
37sq C-130J-30 Foremost

The RAAF operated four different versions of the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft. Initially they bought the C-130A which was later supplemented by the C-130E version. When the time came to replace the aging C-130A the RAAF opted to buy the C-130H and recently, when the E-model was close to the end of it's carreer yet another version of the Hercules was aquired, the C-130J.

Joris Termorshuizen

Scherger, Qld. (YBSG)

RWY 12/30,     POS 12°37'26"S 142°05'12"E     ELEV Elev:145ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge

Reserve Base Bare basis.
The RAAF uses bare bases without personnel, equipment or aircraft. These bases are used during exercises only.
Tamworth, NSW (YSTW)

RWY 06/24, 12L/30R, 12R/30L, 18/36     POS 31°05'01"S 150°50'49"E     ELEV 1313 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command
Basic Flying Training School CT/4B BFTS
The ADF Basic Flying Training School uses civil registered basic trainers leased from the BAE Systems Training Academy.
RAAF instructors conduct flight screening and pilot selection for all three services.
The contract with BAE Systems runs until 2020. In 2019, the Basic Flying Training School will relocate to RAAF Base East Sale (Vic.) and operate the PC-21 under a 25-year contract with Lockheed Martin Australia.
Tindal, NT (YPTN)

RWY 14/32     POS 14°31'16"S 132°22'40"E     ELEV 443 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
81Wg
75sq F/A-18A
F/A-18B
Seek and Strike
Wagga Wagga, NSW (YSWG)

RWY 05/23, 12/30 (grass), grass strips     POS 35°09'55"S 147°27'59"E     ELEV Elev:724 f

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command
School of Technical Training (SoTT) Various aircraft Staunch
Wiliams, Vic. (YMPC)

RWY 04/22, 17/35     POS 37°55'56"S 144°45'12"E     ELEV 14 ft

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Reserve Base RAAF Museum Combination of RAAF Point Cook and RAAF Laverton.
The RAAF uses bare bases without personnel, equipment or aircraft. These bases are used during exercises only.

The RAAF has ordered 72 F-35As. Apart from a number based at Luke AFB, Arizona, for pilot training, these will be devided between RAAF Base Tindal and RAAF Base Williamtown. At the latter, 3sq, 77sq and 2 OCU will be equipped with the Joint Strike Fighter. Seen here is A35-009 for No. 3sq on delivery to Williamtown on 10 December 2018.

CPL Nicci Freeman / RAAF

Williamtown, NSW (YWLM)

RWY 12/30     POS 32°47'42"S 151°50'04"E     ELEV 30 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
42Wg
2sq E-7A Consilio et Manu (To Advise and to Strike)
78Wg
76sq Hawk Mk127 Attack

2OCU F/A-18A
F/A-18B
Juventus Non Sine Pinnis (The Young Shall Have Wings)
81Wg
3sq F-35A Operta Aperta (Secrets Revealed)

77sq F/A-18A
F/A-18B
Swift to Destroy
82Wg
4sq PC-9/A Cooperate to Strike
4sq was formerly known as FACDU (Forward Air Control Development Unit)

RAAF pilots will commence their training first on the PC-9/A. Their first experience with jets will be on the Hawk with 76sq and 79sq. The Hawk is the lead-in trainer for the F/A-18 fighter.

Motty

FACDU PC-9/A is bashing the Williamtown circuit.

Motty

Woomera, SA (YPWR)

RWY 18/36, 12/30 (grass)     POS 31°08'39"S 136°49'01"E     ELEV 548 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge

Reserve Base Test facility. Used for fighter weapons training at nearby shooting range.
The RAAF uses bare bases without personnel, equipment or aircraft. These bases are used during exercises only.

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