Air Force proves its capability in Antarctica again
14th March 2016
Joint media release - Minister for Defence and Minister for the Environment
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has again proven its capability to land on ice flying into Antarctica yesterday to provide assistance to the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD).
Successfully landing in colder conditions than previous flights, the C-17A Globemaster III touched down at Wilkins Aerodrome for the sixth time since November 2015.