VP-47 to participate in Avalon 2019 airshow, exhibition

February 25, 2019 – The “Golden Swordsmen” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 and the unit’s P-8 Poseidon will participate in the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2019 at Avalon Airport in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, beginning Feb. 26. The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is one of Australia’s premiere biennial aerospace exhibition, trade and airshows. “Our participation will strengthen our ties and working relationships with our Australian counterparts as well as our other partners within the Indo-Pacific,” said Senior Chief Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) Ronald…

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2019 Australian International Airshow Commences

February 26, 2019 – With 698 exhibitors and over 340 aircraft on display, this year’s Australian International Airshow (AIA19) will be the biggest airshow in the Southern Hemisphere, and Australia’s biggest expo to date. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP said he was pleased to support the event held at Avalon Airport, which is open to the public from 1-3 March 2019. “I’m proud of the extent of Australian industry involvement in AIA19, with 468 Australian companies represented. A further 230 international companies from 30 countries will also…

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