Helicopters Vital in Delivery of Supplies to Fiji

January 25, 2021 – HMAS Adelaide’s embarked MRH-90 Taipan helicopters played a vital role in delivering much-needed supplies to Fijian communities that had been cut off by the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Yasa. The crews flew more than 166 hours, delivering 71,475kg of aid through 62 vertical replenishments, as well as troops, to communities across Vanua Levu and outlying…

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Adelaide Provides Platform for Trio of Army Helicopters

November 3, 2020 – Army helicopter crews from three different aircraft types have renewed their deck landing qualifications on HMAS Adelaide ahead of the coming high-risk weather season. Adelaide provided an opportunity for a CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter, an MRH-90 Taipan and an ARH Tiger helicopter to operate on its flight deck concurrently during the training exercises, which were conducted…

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