Phantoms arrive at Amberley 1970 (DPR RAAF stock shots)

Unit RAAF Amberley
Accession Number F10381
Collection type Film
Measurement 5 min 33 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/Colour/silent
Place made Australia: Queensland, Ipswich, Amberley
Date made September 1970
Conflict Period 1970-1979
Copyright

Item copyright: Commonwealth of Australia copyright

Description

RAAF Base Amberley, Queensland circa September 1970. Shows McDonnell F-4E Phantoms flying in formation, peeling off, landing and taxiing into position on the tarmac. USAF and RAAF personnel who flew the aircraft being welcomed. Ceremony by VIPs including Minister for Air, Minister for Defence Malcolm Frazer, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Colin Hannah, CB, CBE. VIPs in aircraft cockpit.

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