List of Australian Army aviation units

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Australian Army GAF Nomad at Wagga Wagga.

This is a list of Australian Army aviation units.[Note 1] The Australian Army Aviation Corps was formed in 1947, initially with the assistance of the RAAF. These units have been utilised in a variety of roles including surveillance, reconnaissance and utility / transport, and have operated a variety of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.[1] More recently Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have been introduced into service and are operated by the Royal Australian Artillery.[2]


Joint Army-RAAF units[edit]

Army aviation regiments and brigades[edit]

Independent Army aviation flights and squadrons[edit]

Units operating UAVs[edit]

Training units[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Australian Flying Corps was formed as part of the Army in 1912 but later became a separate service, with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) being formed in 1921. As such these units are not included in this list.
  1. ^ Eather 1995, pp. 146–152.
  2. ^ "20th Surveillance and Target Acquisition Regiment". Department of Defence. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 


  • Eather, Steve (1995). Flying Squadrons of the Australian Defence Force. Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory: Aerospace Publications. ISBN 1-875671-15-3. 

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