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In pictures: 2017 Australian International Air Show, featuring F-35 Joint Strike Fighter debut

In pictures: 2017 Australian I...
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
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China's Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology stand
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China's Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology stand
China's Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology stand
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China's Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology stand
SOAPDRONE's gas-powered, variable pitch multirotor
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SOAPDRONE's gas-powered, variable pitch multirotor
Bell's helicopter simulator
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Bell's helicopter simulator
Bell's helicopter simulator
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Bell's helicopter simulator
Bell's two-seat helicopter simulator
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Bell's two-seat helicopter simulator
RAAF Hornet flight demo
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RAAF Hornet flight demo
RAAF Hornet flight demo
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RAAF Hornet flight demo
RAAF Hornet flight demo
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RAAF Hornet flight demo
RAAF Hornet flight demo
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RAAF Hornet flight demo
The Predator XP drone from General Atomics Aeronautical
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The Predator XP drone from General Atomics Aeronautical
The BQM-177i High-performance Aerial Target, from Kratos Unmanned Systems Division
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The BQM-177i High-performance Aerial Target, from Kratos Unmanned Systems Division
The BQM-177i High-performance Aerial Target, from Kratos Unmanned Systems Division
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The BQM-177i High-performance Aerial Target, from Kratos Unmanned Systems Division
The BQM-177i High-performance Aerial Target, from Kratos Unmanned Systems Division
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The BQM-177i High-performance Aerial Target, from Kratos Unmanned Systems Division
Lockheed Martin's DAGR missile system, compatible with the M229 Hellfire II launcher
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Lockheed Martin's DAGR missile system, compatible with the M229 Hellfire II launcher
Raytheon's GBU-53-B and AIM-120 missiles
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Raytheon's GBU-53-B and AIM-120 missiles
Carbonix displayed its beautiful cruise-capable VTOL multirotor
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Carbonix displayed its beautiful cruise-capable VTOL multirotor
Point Trading Group's Photonis night vision system
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Point Trading Group's Photonis night vision system
Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV is very impressive in the flesh
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Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV is very impressive in the flesh
Northrop Grumman's MQ-8C Fire Scout
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Northrop Grumman's MQ-8C Fire Scout
Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV
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Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV
Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV
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Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV
Northrop Grumman's Fire Scout autonomous helicopter
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Northrop Grumman's Fire Scout autonomous helicopter
Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV
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Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV
Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV
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Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV
Diamond DA62 on display
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Diamond DA62 on display
Pilatus PC-21 on display
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Pilatus PC-21 on display
Pilatus PC-12 NG on display
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Pilatus PC-12 NG on display
Augusta-Westland AW139 heli on display, in air ambulance trim
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Augusta-Westland AW139 heli on display, in air ambulance trim
An A400M Atlas looms large over the airstrip
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An A400M Atlas looms large over the airstrip
The interior of the A400M Atlas
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The interior of the A400M Atlas
Inside the A400M Atlas
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Inside the A400M Atlas
The intimidating size of the A400M Atlas
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The intimidating size of the A400M Atlas
Short runway full power takeoff with the F-22A Raptor
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Short runway full power takeoff with the F-22A Raptor
The Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor, the world's most expensive fighter jet
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The Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor, the world's most expensive fighter jet
F-22A Raptor: fearsome in a power climb
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F-22A Raptor: fearsome in a power climb
Citation Latitude
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Citation Latitude
Cessna TTx
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Cessna TTx
Grand Caravan EX
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Grand Caravan EX
Beechcraft King Air C90GTx
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Beechcraft King Air C90GTx
Beechcraft King Air C90GTx
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Beechcraft King Air C90GTx
F-35A Joint Strike Fighter
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F-35A Joint Strike Fighter
F-35A Joint Strike Fighter
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F-35A Joint Strike Fighter
F-35A Joint Strike Fighter cockpit
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F-35A Joint Strike Fighter cockpit
F-35A Joint Strike Fighter
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F-35A Joint Strike Fighter
F-35A Joint Strike Fighter electro-optical targeting system
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F-35A Joint Strike Fighter electro-optical targeting system
F-35A Joint Strike Fighter - cockpit
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F-35A Joint Strike Fighter - cockpit
The highly efficient turboprop Piaggio P180
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The highly efficient turboprop Piaggio P180
The highly efficient turboprop Piaggio P180
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The highly efficient turboprop Piaggio P180
Dassault Falcon 2000LX
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Dassault Falcon 2000LX
Airbus H145 Helicopter
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Airbus H145 Helicopter
Airbus H145 Helicopter
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Airbus H145 Helicopter
Airbus H125 and H130 Helicopters
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Airbus H125 and H130 Helicopters
Airbus H130 Helicopter
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Airbus H130 Helicopter
TBM 930 on display
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TBM 930 on display
Alenia C-27J Spartan
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Alenia C-27J Spartan
F/A-18 Hornet
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F/A-18 Hornet
F/A-18 Hornet
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F/A-18 Hornet
F/A-18F Super Hornet with weapon options
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F/A-18F Super Hornet with weapon options
F/A-18F Super Hornet information
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F/A-18F Super Hornet information
F/A-18F Super Hornet weaponry options
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F/A-18F Super Hornet weaponry options
F/A-18F Super Hornet: 20mm M61 Vulcan nose mounted Gatling gun
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F/A-18F Super Hornet: 20mm M61 Vulcan nose mounted Gatling gun
AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM 120 AMRAAM missiles
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AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM 120 AMRAAM missiles
Paveway laser guided bomb
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Paveway laser guided bomb
Boeing EA-18G Growler
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Boeing EA-18G Growler
Boeing EA-18G Growler
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Boeing EA-18G Growler
Boeing EA-18G Growler
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Boeing EA-18G Growler
Boeing EA-18G Growler wing munitions
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Boeing EA-18G Growler wing munitions
Boeing EA-18G Growler
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Boeing EA-18G Growler
Boeing EA-18G Growler
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Boeing EA-18G Growler
Boeing EA-18G Growler armaments
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Boeing EA-18G Growler armaments
Boeing EA-18G Growler
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Boeing EA-18G Growler
Boeing EA-18G Growler
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Boeing EA-18G Growler
AP-3C Orion
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AP-3C Orion
AP-3C Orion
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AP-3C Orion
AP-3C Orion
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AP-3C Orion
C-130J Hercules
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C-130J Hercules
C-130J Hercules
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C-130J Hercules
C-130J Hercules
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C-130J Hercules
Inside the C-130J Hercules
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Inside the C-130J Hercules
Inside the C-130J Hercules - medical fitout
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Inside the C-130J Hercules - medical fitout
C-130J Hercules medical station
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C-130J Hercules medical station
The massive C-17A Globemaster III
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The massive C-17A Globemaster III
C-17A Globemaster III
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C-17A Globemaster III
C-17A Globemaster III
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C-17A Globemaster III
C-17A Globemaster III
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C-17A Globemaster III
C-17A Globemaster III interior
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C-17A Globemaster III interior
C-17A Globemaster III cargo bay
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C-17A Globemaster III cargo bay
Inside the C-17A Globemaster III
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Inside the C-17A Globemaster III
IAI Eitan / Heron TP unmanned reconnaissance aircraft
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IAI Eitan / Heron TP unmanned reconnaissance aircraft
The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
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The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
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The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
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The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
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The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
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The giant Antonov 124-100 cargo plane, with its flip-top head
With the head flipped up and the tail open, the Antonov 124-100 is an open tube
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With the head flipped up and the tail open, the Antonov 124-100 is an open tube
Looking straight through the Antonov 124-100
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Looking straight through the Antonov 124-100
Forward tilt on the landing gear allows the nose of the Antonove 124-100 to open directly onto the ground
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Forward tilt on the landing gear allows the nose of the Antonove 124-100 to open directly onto the ground
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor: the world's most expensive fighter jet at over US$400 million a pop.
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor: the world's most expensive fighter jet at over US$400 million a pop.
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
RBS 70 laser-guided short range anti-aircraft missile
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RBS 70 laser-guided short range anti-aircraft missile
RBS 70 scope
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RBS 70 scope
RBS 70 laser-guided short range anti-aircraft missile
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RBS 70 laser-guided short range anti-aircraft missile
RBS 70 laser-guided short range anti-aircraft missile
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RBS 70 laser-guided short range anti-aircraft missile
M77A2 155mm Howitzer
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M77A2 155mm Howitzer
Airbus Tiger attack helicopter
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Airbus Tiger attack helicopter
Airbus Tiger attack helicopter
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Airbus Tiger attack helicopter
TALON small mobile robot, used for bomb disposal among other things
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TALON small mobile robot, used for bomb disposal among other things
BAE Hawk 127
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BAE Hawk 127
Ardupilot/Pixhawk's Philip Rowse with the Harrier Jump Jet
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Ardupilot/Pixhawk's Philip Rowse with the Harrier Jump Jet
The monstrous Antonov 124-100
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The monstrous Antonov 124-100
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter makes its first public appearance in Australia
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter makes its first public appearance in Australia
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter performs aerodynamic braking on the runway
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter performs aerodynamic braking on the runway
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter performs aerodynamic braking on the runway
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter performs aerodynamic braking on the runway
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter makes its first public landing in Australia
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter makes its first public landing in Australia
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter comes in for its first public landing in Australia
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The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter comes in for its first public landing in Australia
The spectacular F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
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The spectacular F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Dangerously close to a plane wheelie: the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
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Dangerously close to a plane wheelie: the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
15 years in the making: the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter makes its pubic debut
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15 years in the making: the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter makes its pubic debut
Big crowds turned out for the public debut of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
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Big crowds turned out for the public debut of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
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Royal Australian Air Force Beechcraft 350 Super King Air fly formation
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Royal Australian Air Force Beechcraft 350 Super King Air fly formation
RAAF Beechcraft 350 Super King Air fly formation
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RAAF Beechcraft 350 Super King Air fly formation
RAAF Beechcraft 350 Super King Air fly formation
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RAAF Beechcraft 350 Super King Air fly formation
Beechcraft 350 Super King Air
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Beechcraft 350 Super King Air
Lockheed Hudson MkIII joined the RAAF on Dec 5, 1941 - just as the war in the Pacific was about to start
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Lockheed Hudson MkIII joined the RAAF on Dec 5, 1941 - just as the war in the Pacific was about to start
CA-13 Boomerang "Suzy-Q"
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CA-13 Boomerang "Suzy-Q"
Historic warplanes fly over Avalon
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Historic warplanes fly over Avalon
Lockheed Hudson MkIII
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Lockheed Hudson MkIII
A parachute drop marks the public opening of the 2017 Australian International Air Show
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A parachute drop marks the public opening of the 2017 Australian International Air Show
A parachute drop marks the public opening of the 2017 Australian International Air Show
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A parachute drop marks the public opening of the 2017 Australian International Air Show
RAAF F-18F Super Hornet takes off
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RAAF F-18F Super Hornet takes off
RAAF F-18F Super Hornet over Avalon
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RAAF F-18F Super Hornet over Avalon
RAAF F-18F Super Hornet over Avalon
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RAAF F-18F Super Hornet over Avalon
RAAF F-18F Super Hornet over Avalon
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RAAF F-18F Super Hornet over Avalon
RAAF F-18F Super Hornet
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RAAF F-18F Super Hornet
RAAF F-18F Super Hornet over Avalon Airport
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RAAF F-18F Super Hornet over Avalon Airport