Spartan shines at Brisbane Aviation Expo
The Royal Australian Air Force yesterday conducted live demonstrations of Air Force capabilities at the 2019 Brisbane Aviation Expo.
CAPTION: Flight Lieutenants Stuart Pollack and Evan McFarland proudly show off their C-27J Spartan, which proved to be a very attractive to visitors at Brisbane Airport. Photos by Christabel Migliorini.
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A RAAF C-27J Spartan was a big drawcard, with a RAAF aeromedical evacuation display also attracting a lot of curiosity.
Brisbane Aviation Expo is the largest event of its kind in Queensland, showcasing the thriving aerospace industry, with a significant focus on aviation skills development, careers and employment opportunities.
The free event, hosted by Aviation Australia, featured aviation-related activities, demonstrations and entertainment.
Defence Force Recruiting was a partner for the event and were on hand to promote the wide range of aviation careers available across Air Force, Army and Navy, with a focus on engineering and trades, and career opportunities for women.
DFR also hosted an engaging discussion panel on the future of aviation training.
An Aircraft Experience Zone was the major attraction, featuring a range of iconic aircraft that visitors had unique opportunities to see up close and even go on board.
There was also many activities for visitors to experience, including cabin crew evacuations, insight into an operational hangar environment, roving entertainment and career seminars.