Tag: General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark

RAAF F-111 Aardvark for the Pacific Aviation Museum in Hawaii

A General Dynamics F-111C Aardvark, one of seven aircraft restored by the Royal Australian Air Force, recently arrived onboard a C-17 Globemaster in Hawaii. The aircraft was donated by the RAAF to the museum. Its wings and tail had already been delivered to the museum, which will now reassemble the aircraft and add it to …

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F-111 memorial inaugurated in Australia

A memorial to honour the memory of the pilots who were killed flying the F-111 and also the mechanics who developed health problems while working on the aircraft was inaugurated at RAAF base Amberley. Some 40 guest and 100 base personnel were present for the inauguration. Source

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Twenty-three F-111 disposed of in landfill in Australia

Twenty-three retired F-111 Aardvark of the Royal Australian Air Force have been buried in a landfill in Swanbank, Australia. This has provoked angry reactions from quite a few people in Australia, who believe the aircraft should have been given to museums and municipalities to preserve Australian aviation history. Only seven F-111 have found their way …

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Seven F-111 Ardvaark to go to museums in Australia

Australian defence minister Jason Clare has announced that seven F-111 Aardvark will be made available to museums and historical organizations in the country. Australia was the only foreign operator of the type, which served in the RAAF from 1973 to 2010.

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