50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Air Force seeks community ideas on centenary celebrations

Download: Printable PDF Date: 17 Nov 2015 05:46 (UTC) category:
Publisher:
Air Force seeks community ideas on centenary celebrations - Airlines publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Australia Aircraft: Airplanes

While the centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force will not take place until March 31 2021, planning has already begun for the best way to mark the milestone.

And the Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Leo Davies, wants the public to be involved.

To that end, AIRMSHL Davies launched Air Force 2021 in Canberra on Tuesday.

“The first stage of planning for Air Force 2021 is our consultation phase. We are inviting ideas and suggestions from across Australia to consider how we should mark this important milestone,” AIRMSHL Davies said.

AIRMSHL Davies said Air Force has “so much to be proud of”, from the days of the Australian Flying Corps in World War I to the current operations in the Middle East.

“And as an organisation we have an exciting future as we implement Plan Jericho and introduce more next generation platforms into service,” AIRMSHL Davies said.

Contributions are due by  March 20 2016 and can be made on the Air Force website.

Air Force said ideas would be assessed for value for money, safety, and “the creation of enduring effects”.

“Our vision for Air Force 2021 is a program of carefully selected events and initiatives that honour the sacrifices and contributions of the past, demonstrate today’s highly capable Air Force and foreshadow our continued evolution into the future,” Air Force said on its website.



Loading comments for Air Force seeks community ideas on centenary celebrations...


Recommended

The U.S. Department of Transportation approved Norse Atlantic Airways application for transatlantic flights

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) approved Norse Atlantic Airways’ application for the operation of flights between Norway/The European Union and the United States. &nb...

Rostec to create a VR simulator for aircraft technicians training

The United Aircraft Corporation of Rostec State Corporation will create a VR simulator designed for the training of technical personnel. This equipment will boost maintenance efficiency of Su-57 and S...

Jetex & Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport joint venture to develop World First Pure Green FBO

Jetex and Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport announce the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement whereby both parties will work towards the development of a world-class executive aviation terminal and fi...

Swissport acquires Aruba Aviation Ground Services in latest expansion in the Dutch Caribbean

At the beginning of this year, Swissport has finalized the acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services in Aruba and assumes the Dutch Caribbean company’s ground handling operations at Queen Beat...