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TS11 No. 75 Squadron in Action

Originally formed in Townsville in 1942, No 75 Squadron has been a tenant at RAAF Base Tindal since the base opened in October 1988. Today 75 Squadron it is the largest F/A-18 Hornet unit in the Royal Australian Air Force. The squadron's remote location requires self-sufficiency, including large numbers of maintenance crews to maintain operational readiness. The pilots of No 75 Squadron have few airspace restrictions and, with the Delamere Range only 100km away, they are able to train with a large variety of air-to-ground weapons. The McDonnell-Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a supersonic multirole fighter/attack aircraft. It is capable of air interception, air combat, close air support of ground troops, and interdiction of enemy supply lines including shipping. More about the F/A-18 Talisman Sabre photos at Talisman Sabre videos at Talisman Sabre on FB
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