The Australian Defence Force is proud to again partner with the Australian International Airshow at Avalon (near Geelong, Victoria) from 24 February to 1 March 2015.


ADF Aircraft expected to participate at the Airshow include:

  • F/A-18F Super Hornet
  • F/A-18 A/B Hornet
  • Hawk 127 lead-in fighter
  • C-17A Globemaster
  • AP-3C Orion
  • KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport
  • PC-9/A
  • KA350 King Air
  • E-7A Wedgetail
  • Air Force’s Roulettes
  • Navy’s AS350B Squirrel and MRH-90 Taipan, MH-60R Seahawk and historic UH1B Iroquois helicopters, and
  • Army’s ARH Tiger and MRH-90 helicopters 


There will also be major displays of the ADF’s ground-based equipment and capabilities including:

  • Military Working Dogs
  • Air Force Band
  • Federation Guard
  • Explosive Ordnance Display
  • Deployable Communications Display
  • Air Force Engineering Display, and
  • mock-up of a F-35A (Joint Strike Fighter)
  • Army Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV)

All ADF aircraft and displays are subject to operational requirements, weather and aircraft availability and may change.

The Airshow and Exposition is an important opportunity for Defence to emphasise its close working relationship with the aviation defence industry, both here in Australia and internationally and, to promote opportunities in Defence for the next generation of air and ground crews.
For more information, tickets and conditions of entry see