Welcome to Air Affairs Australia

Air Affairs Australia (AAA) is a highly capable and innovative Aviation Flight Operations and Engineering based company. Established in 1995, AAA is a leader in the provision of specialised airborne and engineering services to Defence Forces, Government Departments and multinational companies in Australia and around the world.

The company is ISO 9001 & AS4801 Quality Certified, Australian Defence Security cleared and provides aircraft operations and maintenance under full CASA certification. AAA operates from purpose built facilities at the Albatross Aviation Technology Park, in Nowra, NSW.

AAA owns and operates a fleet of special mission 30 & 60 series Learjet and Kingair aircraft, providing specialised air training support services to the Australian Defence Force. The aircraft also fulfil other special mission roles, including turn-key high altitude bushfire reconnaissance services. All aircraft are maintained and operated by the company under full CASA certification, including certified facilities and processes.

AAA maintains an extensive manufacturing and engineering facility, providing a complete design through to manufacture and certification capability. This facility currently supports the manufacture and support for the MTR-101 Target Towing Reeling Machine, AIRPOD 101 Utility Airborne Pod system and an array of airborne tow / drone target systems.

AAA manufactures and provides full operational services for the Phoenix Unmanned Aerial Target Drone. The Phoenix drone, developed by AAA, is currently in operational service and providing an extremely cost effective unmanned target drone solution.

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Latest News

We are delighted to share that on 6 December 2022 QinetiQ, a leading science and engineering company, officially completed its acquisition of Air Affairs Australia.

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