About

  • Own and operate a fleet of special mission 30 & 60 series Learjet and Kingair B200 aircraft.
  • Manufacture, operations and maintenance of target towing reeling machines.
  • Manufacture and provider of aerial towed targets and sub- systems.
  • Suppliers of MDI scoring systems.
  • Manufacture, operations and maintenance of target drone systems.
  • Modification of aircraft and special airborne equipment installation.
  • Manufacture of underwing pods.
  • Operations of airborne multi-spectral thematic mapping scanners.

Welcome to Air Affairs Australia

Air Affairs Australia (AAA) is a highly capable and innovative Aviation Flight Operations and Engineering based company. Established in 1995 and 100% Australian owned, AAA is a leader in the provision of specialised airborne and engineering services to Defence Forces, Government Departments and multinational companies in Australia and around the world.

The company is ISO 9001 & AS4801 Quality Certified, Australian Defence Security cleared and provides aircraft operations and maintenance under full CASA certification. AAA operates from purpose built facilities at the Albatross Aviation Technology Park, in Nowra, NSW.

AAA owns and operates a fleet of special mission 30 & 60 series Learjet and Kingair aircraft, providing specialised air training support services to the Australian Defence Force. The aircraft also fulfil other special mission roles, including turn-key high altitude bushfire reconnaissance services. All aircraft are maintained and operated by the company under full CASA certification, including certified facilities and processes.

AAA maintains an extensive manufacturing and engineering facility, providing a complete design through to manufacture and certification capability. This facility currently supports the manufacture and support for the MTR-101 Target Towing Reeling Machine, AIRPOD 101 Utility Airborne Pod system and an array of airborne tow / drone target systems.

AAA manufactures and provides full operational services for the Phoenix Unmanned Aerial Target Drone. The Phoenix drone, developed by AAA, is currently in operational service and providing an extremely cost effective unmanned target drone solution.

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Latest News

St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada and Nowra, New South Wales, Australia – PAL Aerospace and Air Affairs Australia are pleased to announce the initiation of a strategic partnership between the two companies for the provision of special mission aircraft and support services within Australia and the South Pacific.

The announcement follows a memorandum of Understanding signed by the two companies in 2018 to support the pursuit of special mission opportunities in maritime patrol and defence based activities in the region.

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