Category: royal australian air force (raaf)

Canberra bombers of No. 2 Squadron RAAF land…

Canberra bombers of No. 2 Squadron RAAF landing at RAAF Butterworth in northern Malaya, August 1958.

The first RAAF Canberra of No. 2 Squadron ar…

The first RAAF Canberra of No. 2 Squadron arrives at RAAF Butterworth on July 1st, 1958.

RAAF Canberra bombers off the coast of Malay…

RAAF Canberra bombers off the coast of Malaysia.

GAF Canberra Mk.20 bomber No. 2 Squadron RAA…

GAF Canberra Mk.20 bomber No. 2 Squadron RAAF lands at RAAF Butterworth Malaysia in 1965.

RAAF UH-1B Iroquois of No. 5 Squadron landin…

RAAF UH-1B Iroquois of No. 5 Squadron landing at Camp Terendak, Malaysia, 1964.

No. 77 Squadron CAC Sabre fighters on the ta…

No. 77 Squadron CAC Sabre fighters on the tarmac at Townsville awaiting deployment to RAAF Butterworth in Malaya in 1959.

RAAF Avro Lincoln bomber crew during the Malay…

RAAF Avro Lincoln bomber crew during the Malaya Emergency, 1958.

A Sabre aircraft of 77 Squadron RAAF under rou…

A Sabre aircraft of 77 Squadron RAAF under routine maintenance at the RAAF base at Butterworth, Malaysia. As a safety precaution, the set flag perimeter warns those in the vicinity that the aircraft is armed. A sunshade has been placed over the open cockpit to shield the pilot from the tropical sun. At this time, these jet fighters were used in an interceptor role during Confrontation from 1963 to 1966. On the left, an RAF Victor bomber can be seen landing.

RAAF Gloster Meteors over Korea

RAAF Gloster Meteors over Korea

RAAF Gloster Meteors take off from Kimpo in 19…

RAAF Gloster Meteors take off from Kimpo in 1952