RAAF Base Richmond

RAAF Base Richmond is located 50 kms north-west of Sydney. It is best known for being home to the C-130J Hercules medium transport aircraft.

In addition to C-130J Hercules, the following are based at RAAF Base Richmond.

  • No 453 Squadron Flight Richmond - Air Base Air Traffic Services
  • No 37 Squadron - Hercules medium transport
  • No 22 (City of Sydney) Squadron - airbase operations
  • No 87 Squadron Air Mobility Tactical Intelligence Flight
  • No 285 Squadron - Air Mobility Group flight simulator and technical training
  • No 3 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
  • No 1 Security Force Squadron Detachment Richmond
  • Air Movements Training and Development Unit - aerial delivery development, training and certification
  • Air Lift Systems Program Office - Defence Material Organisation medium airlift sustainment
  • No 176 Air Dispatch Squadron - Army air dispatching

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