Australian Navy Presents Latest Aircrewmen Trainees at Fleet Air Arm Museum

first_img Share this article View post tag: Arm View post tag: Trainees The latest Aircrewmen trainees were presented with their wings by Captain Chris Smallhorn on behalf of Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Peter Laver in a graduation ceremony at the Fleet Air Arm Museum on Thursday, 24 November 2011. Families, friends and colleagues were present to share this proud moment.At the conclusion of the ceremony, those present were treated to a showcase of naval aviation skills by the 723 Squirrel Pairs Helicopter Display Team.Topics covered by the trainees in the intensive and demanding nine-month course included Combat Survival, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Medicine, Meteorology and Helicopter Underwater Escape Training.On successful completion of the ground training component, the trainees undertook airborne training in the areas of winching, external load lifting, navigation and search and rescue.The graduates will now consolidate their skills at 723 Squadron while they await operational flying training.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, November 24, 2011; Image: navy View post tag: fleet View post tag: Navy View post tag: presents View post tag: Aircrewmen View post tag: Australian View post tag: aircenter_img Australian Navy Presents Latest Aircrewmen Trainees at Fleet Air Arm Museum Training & Education View post tag: Museum Back to overview,Home naval-today Australian Navy Presents Latest Aircrewmen Trainees at Fleet Air Arm Museum View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Naval View post tag: latest November 24, 2011last_img

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