Archive News 2018

March 2018 - Hero UAS on Display at Air Affairs

Air Affairs Australia and Leonardo will be displaying the latest generation rotary wing UAS at Air Affairs Australia facilities at Yerriyong NSW from 15 to 23 March 2018. Should you wish to view the display and have a briefing on the AWHero please contact Dennis Hinds on +61 (0) 488 016 144 or

Hero rotary wing UAS

• Designed to fulfil the spectrum of short-range military missions, either Battlefield or Maritime including:

  • ISTAR
  • Force Protection
  • Combat Support
  • Route Clearance
  • Cargo Re-Supply
  • BLOS Comms Relay
  • Mine Clearance
  • Anti-Submarine Warfare
  • Migration Control
  • Anti-Piracy
  • Riot Control>
  • Covert Operations and Surveillance

• Designed to the latest international aeronautical standards to optimise Aviation safety in the maritime and land environments including launch and recovery operations, advanced safety critical system redundancies, automatic failure management and fight termination systems

• The only OEM that designs and manufactures both the Air Vehicle and Payload Options to ensure lowest risk for systems integration as well as the flexibility of underbelly and nose payload configurations which will not impact Centre of Gravity envelopes, fuel payload and range.

• Modular architecture to ensure easy interface to existing user networks

• Fully maintained, operated and supported by Australian Industry enabling new Defence Export opportunities for Air Affairs Australia


February 2018 - Flying Resumes - Singapore Airshow

Pilot training and aircraft maintenance has continued over the Christmas / New Year low activity period and full operations recommenced on Monday January 15th. Air Affairs operates a fleet of Learjet 35 and 36 aircraft to provide Jet Aircraft Support for Australian Defence Force training. They also provide Airborne Bushfire Reconnaissance services and flew several scanning missions capturing line scan imagery of bushfire activity over the christmas/ new year period.

Representatives from Air Affairs will be attending the Singapore Airshow which is being held at the Changi Exhibition Centre from February 6 through to February 11. If you would like to catch up with our representatives at the show, please contact us to arrange a meeting, our details are on the Contact Us page

Air Affairs Australia Learjet 35A fleet