Arrival of the first F-111C aircraft

01 Jun 1973

The first six F-111Cs arrived at Air Force Base Amberley, ten years after 24 of these aircraft were ordered by the Australian Government to replace the Air Force’s ageing Canberra bombers. The Air Force now possessed what has been widely regarded as one of the world’s outstanding strike aircraft.

Related base

  • RAAF Base Amberley

Related aircraft

  • F111