Royal Australian Air Force

RAAF plane flies to Pakistan to rescue stranded Afghans

A Royal Australian Air Force plane has rescued around 100 Afghans from Pakistan who will be resettled in Australia....


US Navy orders 11 Boeing P-8A Poseidon submarine hunters

The US Department of Defense awarded a $1.6 billion production contract to Boeing for 11 P-8A Poseidon submarine hunters....


Maiden flight of Boeing's Loyal Wingman drone | Video

The Loyal Wingman drone developed by Boeing for the Royal Australian Air Force made its maiden flight....


Two pilots successfully eject from crashing F/A-18 Super Hornet

A F/A-18 Super Hornet of the Royal Australian Air Force suffered an engine failure during its takeoff run. The two pilots successfully ejected from the aircraft....


Secretive Boeing Loyal Wingman prepares for taxi trials

The first prototype of the stealth unmanned aerial vehicle known as the Loyal Wingman,  developed by Boeing Defence Australia, was spotted on a runway for the first time....


Boeing showcases first Loyal Wingman prototype [Video]

Boeing presented to the Royal Australian Air Force the first prototype of unmanned fighter aircraft developed in the country and designed to fly in combat formation alongside manned fighter jets. ...


The Australian Roulettes take their iconic PC-9 for a last spin

Roulettes have the ability to make our heads spin. It does not come as a surprise then that the Royal Australian Air Force chose this name for its aerobatic display team. The patrol performs about 150 flight shows a year, in Australia and abroad. After years of flying, their PC-9s are to be retired, but not without a last display of their skills. Luckily, their next stop from RAAF might be closer than you think....