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Historical photo of the base

Established at the pre-war civil airfield, RAAF Base Mildura was established to provide operational training for fighter pilots. Initial flying with No 2 Operational Training Unit (OTU) commenced in May 1942, and during the course of the war, 1247 pilots graduated from the unit, with over 104 000 hours flown, and 53 trainees killed in flying accidents.

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