MINDEF takes flight at Albatross

Member for Gilmore Ms Ann Sudmalis MP, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commander Chris Smallhorn RAN, and CO HMAS Albatross Captain Fiona Sneath, RAN. March 25, 2017 – Minister of Defence, The Hon. Marise Payne, and the local member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis inspected the progress of the $157 million Helicopter Aircrew Training System and the Fleet Air Arm’s operational 816 Squadron at HMAS Albatross recently. Since its beginning in September 2015 the Training System facility has developed considerably with the majority of infrastructure now underway.…

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