Angus Houston

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Angus Houston

23 Nov 2016

Airservices Chair Angus Houston addresses delegates at this years AAA National Conference.

Graduate Euan Harrison

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Graduate Euan Harrison

22 Nov 2016

Graduate Euan Harrison was presented the Don Charlwood Award, an award presented to the most outstanding graduate who demonstrates technical and professional excellence

Jason Harfield

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Jason Harfield

21 Oct 2016

Airservices CEO, Jason Harfield addressing delegates at the RAAA National Convention

ARFFS welcome SIA to Canberra

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ARFFS welcome SIA to Canberra

22 Sep 2016

Airservices air traffic controllers and aviation rescue fire fighters welcomed the inaugural Singapore Airlines’ international flight to the nation’s capital on 21 September.

ATC welcomes SIA to Canberra

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ATC welcomes SIA to Canberra

22 Sep 2016

Airservices air traffic controllers and aviation rescue fire fighters welcomed the inaugural Singapore Airlines’ international flight to the nation’s capital on 21 September.

Singapore Airlines arrives into Canberra

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Singapore Airlines arrives into Canberra

22 Sep 2016

Airservices air traffic controllers and aviation rescue fire fighters welcomed the inaugural Singapore Airlines’ international flight to the nation’s capital on 21 September.

ARFF at emergency exercise

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ARFF at emergency exercise

2 Sep 2016

Airservices Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting in conjunction with other emergency agencies take part in this years emergency exercise.

Waypoint CEO

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Waypoint CEO

24 Aug 2016

Airservices Australia Chief Executive Officer Jason Harfield speaking at Waypoint 2016

ARFF Darwin recruits

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ARFF Darwin recruits

27 Jun 2016

New recruits (l-r) aviation fire fighters Tom Frawley, Harrison Lee Schell and David Pettman have joined fire fighters at Darwin Airport.

ARFF Launceston recruits

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ARFF Launceston recruits

27 Jun 2016

New recruits (l-r) Benjamin Kettle, Matthew West and Peter Duffy, pictured at the Hot Fire Training Ground in Melbourne, have joined Airservices ARFF at Launceston Airport this week.

ARFF Recruit Course 90 – Silver Axe Winner

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ARFF Recruit Course 90 – Silver Axe Winner

24 Jun 2016

Aviation Fire Fighter Matthew West was presented with the Silver Axe Award for the most outstanding recruit of the course on 24 June 2016 and will now join the ARFF service at Launceston Airport.

CivSec 2016 Conference

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CivSec 2016 Conference

7 Jun 2016

Airservices Senior Advisor, Safety Programs, Mark Rossiter presents at the CivSec 2016 conference in Melbourne on 1 June, launching the operational concept for the safe and efficient management of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems within the controlled airspace environment.

ATC graduation March 2016

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ATC graduation March 2016

4 Mar 2016

Graduate David Ricketts is the recipient of the Don Charlwood Award, an award presented to the most outstanding graduate, demonstrating technical and professional excellence. David works as an en route controller in Brisbane. Award presented on 4 March 2016. Pictured alongside Linda Spurr, Airservices General Manager Learning Academy.

Airservices Santa Commanders 2015

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Airservices Santa Commanders 2015

15 Dec 2015

Airservices Santa Commanders Toby and Jackson discover how many flights operate in Australian airspace at any one time as they start planning Santa’s flight path for 2015.

Santa visits Airservices 2015

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Santa visits Airservices 2015

15 Dec 2015

The radar picture of Santa (in dark green) flying in our airspace heading to Melbourne. Santa uses the call sign ‘Sleighrider 1’, which is abbreviated on screen as ‘SLRDR1’.

Santa visits Airservices 2015

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Santa visits Airservices 2015

15 Dec 2015

Santa checks out our air traffic control facility and talks with some of the controllers who will be keeping him safe, and on time, on Christmas Eve.

Santa visits Airservices 2015

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Santa visits Airservices 2015

15 Dec 2015

Santa checks out our air traffic control facility and talks with some of the controllers who will be keeping him safe, and on time, on Christmas Eve.

Santa visits Airservices 2015

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Santa visits Airservices 2015

15 Dec 2015

Santa checks out some of our equipment that he will be using on Christmas Eve. Here, Santa talks to engineer Geoff about using the instrument landing system.

Waypoint 2015

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Waypoint 2015

3 Dec 2015

Acting CEO Jason Harfield officially opens Airservices annual industry Waypoint conference in Canberra.

Waypoint 2015

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Waypoint 2015

3 Dec 2015

Acting CEO Jason Harfield officially opens Airservices annual industry Waypoint conference in Canberra.

ARFF Recruit Course 89

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ARFF Recruit Course 89

27 Nov 2015

Airservices welcomed 18 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 27 November at a graduation ceremony held at the Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

ARFF Recruit Course 89 – Silver Axe Winner

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ARFF Recruit Course 89 – Silver Axe Winner

27 Nov 2015

Aviation Fire Fighter James Ash was presented with the Silver Axe Award for the most outstanding recruit of the course on 27 November 2015 and will now join the ARFF service at Gladstone Airport.

Retro Roo II_Photo by Rob Finlayson

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Retro Roo II_Photo by Rob Finlayson

16 Nov 2015

Happy 95th birthday Qantas. The airline one of its Boeing 737-800s in an early 1960’s colour scheme as part of its birthday celebrations. Photo by Rob Finlayson.

Safeskies 2015

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Safeskies 2015

23 Sep 2015

Airservices Acting Chief Executive Officer, Jason Harfield, presents as part of a panel session of ‘The Aviation Policy Group Perspective’ at the biennial Safeskies Conference in Canberra on 23 September.

Safeskies 2015

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Safeskies 2015

23 Sep 2015

Airservices Chair Sir Angus Houston gives the Sir Reginald Ansett Memorial Lecture at the biennial Safeskies Conference in Canberra on 22 September 2015.

RAeS contract signing

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RAeS contract signing

10 Sep 2015

Airservices’ Rob Walker (left) with RAeS Australian president John Vincent as Airservices becomes a corporate partner of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Mt Macedon En Route Radar

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Mt Macedon En Route Radar

21 Aug 2015

The en route or secondary radar at Mt Macedon being replaced under Airservices En Route Radar Replacement Program. Airservices uses en route radar to assist with separation of aircraft in controlled airspace

Tabletop En Route Radar

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Tabletop En Route Radar

14 Aug 2015

En route or secondary radar at Tabletop near Townsville. Airservices uses en route radar to assist with separation of aircraft in controlled airspace.

Tabletop En Route Radar

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Tabletop En Route Radar

14 Aug 2015

En route or secondary radar at Tabletop near Townsville. Airservices uses en route radar to assist with separation of aircraft in controlled airspace.

Gladstone 2015 Crew of the Year

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Gladstone 2015 Crew of the Year

4 May 2015

Airservices aviation rescue fire fighters based at Gladstone Airport were named our Crew of the Year for 2015 for the calibre of work they do on a daily basis to ensure the travelling public and the aviation industry are kept safe.

TLISC Innovation and Excellence in Workforce Development (Aviation) award

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TLISC Innovation and Excellence in Workforce Development (Aviation) award

10 Apr 2015

Airservices Australia has been recognised for excellence and innovation in air traffic control training at the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) Awards for Excellence on 9 April. Pictured left to right is Chad Burke (Initial Training Manager), Lorelle Black (Tower Team Leader), Steven Clarke (Air Traffic Services Head of School), Linda Spurr (GM Learning Academy), Charles Robinson (Operational Training Manager – Melbourne) and Fiona Lawton (Operational Training Manager – Brisbane).

Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

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Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

30 Mar 2015

Airservices Executive General Manager, Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting, Michelle Bennetts (left) with the Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price MP (right) during the official opening of the new aviation rescue and fire fighting station at Newman Airport.

Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

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Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

30 Mar 2015

(L-R) Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Western Region Manager Steve Davies, the Hon. Mark Lewis MLC, State Member for Mining and Pastoral Region, Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price MP, Airservices Executive General Manager Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Michelle Bennetts, Shire President, Shire of East Pilbara Lynne Craigie and Airservices Chief Fire Officer Glenn Wood at the official opening of the new aviation rescue and fire fighting station at Newman Airport.

Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

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Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

30 Mar 2015

(L-R) Fire Fighter Moira Olliffe, Chief Operating Officer Airports, Shire of East Pilbara, Leon Burger, Station Officer Kevin Fitzgerald, the Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price MP, Leading Fire Fighter Benjamin Newson, Shire President, Shire of East Pilbara Lynne Craigie and Fire Station Manager Shane Fox.

Qantas 747-400 lands at Illawarra Regional Airport

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Qantas 747-400 lands at Illawarra Regional Airport

12 Mar 2015

Airservices ARFF fire fighters inspect the wheel brakes of Qantas’ 747-400 shortly after landing at the Illawarra Regional Airport, near Wollongong, on 8 March. Photo by Senior Firefighter Shane Bonsall Fire & Rescue NSW.

Aircraft tracking

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Aircraft tracking

2 Mar 2015

Graphic showing airspace managed by Australia, Indonesia and Malaysian air traffic control providers

Aircraft tracking

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Aircraft tracking

2 Mar 2015

Graphic showing how Automatic Dependent Surveillance Contract (ADS-C) works to provide positional information to air traffic controllers

OneSKY Australia program

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OneSKY Australia program

27 Feb 2015

Thales Australia has been chosen to commence work with Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force on the development of a single civil-military air traffic management system.

OneSKY Australia program

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OneSKY Australia program

27 Feb 2015

Thales Australia has been chosen to commence work with Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force on the development of a single civil-military air traffic management system.

OneSKY Australia program

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OneSKY Australia program

27 Feb 2015

Thales Australia has been chosen to commence work with Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force on the development of a single civil-military air traffic management system.

OneSKY Australia program

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OneSKY Australia program

27 Feb 2015

Thales Australia has been chosen to commence work with Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force on the development of a single civil-military air traffic management system.

OneSKY Australia program

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OneSKY Australia program

27 Feb 2015

Thales Australia has been chosen to commence work with Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force on the development of a single civil-military air traffic management system.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Mr Claus check outs Airservices’ Melbourne control tower to which he will talk to on Christmas Eve.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

Ahead of Santa’s flight this Christmas Eve, he visited Airservices’ air traffic control tower in Melbourne to talk to controllers. Airservices has been busy preparing for Santa’s visit to Australia on Christmas Eve, one of the busiest nights of the year for air traffic controllers.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

Ahead of Santa’s flight in Australia on Christmas Eve he recently visited Airservices facilities at Melbourne Airport. While there he visited the aviation and rescue fire fighting station, taking a look at one of the Airservices Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicles.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

In preparation for Santa’s flight on Christmas Eve, he visited Airservices facilities in Melbourne. Santa talked to our air traffic controllers, who he will be in contact with on Christmas Eve as he delivers presents across Australia.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Mr Claus check outs the airport’s Instrument Landing System’s glide path tower which will provide him with vertical guidance to the runway on Christmas Eve.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Leading Fire Fighter Michael Bichler shows Mr Claus how the roof-top and bumper monitors work on one of Airservices Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicles.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

Santa visited Airservices at Melbourne Airport recently ahead of his visit on Christmas Eve. Technical Officer, Neil Goodgame, shows Mr Claus Airservices VHF Omin-direction Range navigation aid which he will use on Christmas Eve while navigating the skies above Australia.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

Santa recently visited the Airservices air traffic control facilities in Melbourne ahead of his flight on Christmas Eve. Santa took a look at the Melbourne control tower at night.

November 2014 Don Charlwood Award winner

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November 2014 Don Charlwood Award winner

10 Nov 2014

Air traffic control graduate Guy Lewin is the recipient of the Don Charlwood Award, an award presented to the most outstanding graduate, demonstrating technical and professional excellence. Guy works in East Coast Services North–Capricornia and is based in Brisbane. Pictured with Neil Edwards, Chairman Airservices Board of Training, Greg Hood, EGM Air Traffic Control, Margaret Staib, Airservices CEO and Linda Spurr, GM Learning Academy.

HARS Cheque presentation

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HARS Cheque presentation

7 Nov 2014

Airservices Manager Corporate Communication is shown the restoration work underway by the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society on the the Southern Cross II.

HARS Cheque presentation

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HARS Cheque presentation

7 Nov 2014

Airservices Manager Corporate Communication, Rob Walker (centre) presents a $30 000 cheque to President of the Historical Aviation Restoration Society, Bob De La Hunty (left) and Southern Cross II Project Manager Geoff Timms (right).

Doug Scott at RAAA.

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Doug Scott at RAAA.

10 Oct 2014

Manager East Coast Services North, Doug Scott at the annual Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) National Conference

ARFF Recruit Course 86

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ARFF Recruit Course 86

8 Aug 2014

Airservices welcomed 23 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 8 August at a graduation ceremony held at the Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

A350 departs Sydney

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A350 departs Sydney

5 Aug 2014

Airservices air traffic controllers in Melbourne and Sydney helped guide the first Airbus A350 to visit Australia across to New Zealand.

A350 visits Sydney

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A350 visits Sydney

5 Aug 2014

Airservices air traffic controllers in Melbourne and Sydney helped guide the first Airbus A350 to visit Australia into Sydney Airport, where it landed on Runway 34L shortly after 6.30 am.

Airservices signs MOU for reservists with Defence

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Airservices signs MOU for reservists with Defence

21 Jul 2014

MOU signing between Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Airservices Australia, Canberra, ACT, 18 July, 2014. Ms Margaret Staib, CEO Airservicesand Major General Iain Spence, Head of Cadet, Reserve and Employer Support Division.

Commissioning of SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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Commissioning of SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

Pictured left to right: Nickolas Varvaris, Member for Barton, the Hon. Warren Truss, Deputy Prime Minister, Gordon Young, Senior Engineering Specialist and Mark Rodwell, Acting Chief Executive Officer for Airservices.

Commissioning of SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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Commissioning of SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

Pictured left to right: Tony Mathews, Airservices Board Member, Gareth Evans, Qantas Chief Financial Officer, Kerrie Mather, Sydney Airport CEO, Mark Rodwell, Acting Chief Executive Officer for Airservices, the Hon. Warren Truss, Deputy Prime Minister and Brian Davis, Vice President, Airlines, Asia Pacific, Honeywell Aerospace.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

ARFF Recruit Course 85

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ARFF Recruit Course 85

6 Jun 2014

Airservices welcomed 24 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 6 June at a graduation ceremony held at the Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

ARFF Recruit Course 85

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ARFF Recruit Course 85

6 Jun 2014

Aviation fire fighter Adam Bennett from Sydney was presented with the Silver Axe Award for the most outstanding recruit of the course, and will join the ARFF service at Sydney.

Good Friday Appeal 2014

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Good Friday Appeal 2014

6 Jun 2014

Staff involved in raising money for the Good Friday Appeal pose for a photo in from of a Mk8 fire truck at Melbourne Airport.

Airservices at Rotortech 2014

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Airservices at Rotortech 2014

6 Jun 2014

Manager Airline Relations, Kerry Bayley, addresses attendees at Rotortech 2014. The conference is run by the Australian Helicopter Industry Association Limited.

Artists impression of Ballina fire station

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Artists impression of Ballina fire station

6 Jun 2014

Artists impression of Airservices new fire station which will be constructed at Ballina Airport. The station, when completed and operational, will see the introduction of a new aviation fire service at the airport,

Artists impression of Ballina fire station

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Artists impression of Ballina fire station

6 Jun 2014

Artists impression of Airservices new fire station which will be constructed at Ballina Airport. The station, when completed and operational, will see the introduction of a new aviation fire service at the airport,

Perth air traffic contol tower

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Perth air traffic contol tower

5 Jun 2014

Airservices air traffic control tower at Perth Airport. The tower is Australia’s tallest air traffic control tower at 80m and was constructed in 1987.

Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting

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Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting

5 Jun 2014

Airservices provides aviation rescue fire fighting (ARFF) services at Australia’s busiest airports. Each of our highly trained and experienced fire fighter are experts in their field with unique skills and knowledge.

ADS-B ground station – Broome

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ADS-B ground station – Broome

5 Jun 2014

The Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) ground station at Broome, Western Australia. ADS-B enables aircraft to be accurately tracked by air traffic controllers and other pilots without the need for conventional radar.

Aircraft at Sydney Airport

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Aircraft at Sydney Airport

5 Jun 2014

Aircraft landing at Sydney Airport. Sydney Airport is Australia’s busiest airport and sees around 36 million passengers annually.

Sydney air traffic control

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Sydney air traffic control

5 Jun 2014

Air traffic controllers at Sydney Tower. Tower controllers are responsible for all aircraft and vehicle movements on the taxi ways, runways and in the immediate vicinity of the aerodrome

Sydney air traffic control

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Sydney air traffic control

5 Jun 2014

Inside Airservices Sydney Tower. Tower controllers are responsible for all aircraft and vehicle movements on the taxi ways, runways and in the immediate vicinity of the aerodrome

Perth air traffic control tower

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Perth air traffic control tower

5 Jun 2014

Sunrise at Perth Airport. In the background is Airservices air traffic control tower. The tower is Australia’s tallest air traffic control tower at 80m and was constructed in 1987.

Air traffic controller

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Air traffic controller

30 May 2014

Tower controllers work in the control tower at an aerodrome where they are responsible for all aircraft and vehicle movements on the taxi ways, runways and in the immediate vicinity of the aerodrome.

Adelaide air traffic control tower

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Adelaide air traffic control tower

23 May 2014

Airservices control tower at Adelaide Airport. The tower is 44m tall and was officially opened in August 2013. The tower is equipped with the latest state of the art technology.

Aviation fire fighters enter service

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Aviation fire fighters enter service

11 Apr 2014

Airservices welcomed a further 24 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 11 April 2014 at a graduation ceremony held at the Airservices Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

Aviation fire fighters enter service

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Aviation fire fighters enter service

11 Apr 2014

Airservices welcomed a further 24 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 11 April 2014 at a graduation ceremony held at the Airservices Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards 2014

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NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards 2014

6 Mar 2014

Executive General Manager Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF), Michelle Bennetts, is presented with an award for the Emerging Leader in the Public Sector category in the 2014 NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards.

Instrument landing system

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Instrument landing system

2 Jan 2014

The localiser array – instrument landing system (ILS) at Wagga Wagga Airport. An ILS allows aircraft to land at an airport when there is poor or low visibility.

Instrument landing system

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Instrument landing system

1 Jan 2014

The localiser array – instrument landing system (ILS) at Wagga Wagga Airport. An ILS allows aircraft to land at an airport when there is poor or low visibility.

Broome tower and fire station

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Broome tower and fire station

1 Jan 2014

Airservices Broome air traffic control and aviation fire rescue facility. The facility was officially opened in July 2012 and is the only combined facility of its type in Australia.

Broome tower and fire station

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Broome tower and fire station

1 Jan 2014

Airservices Broome air traffic control and aviation fire rescue facility. The facility was officially opened in July 2012 and is the only combined facility of its type in Australia.

Cairns Terminal Area Radar

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Cairns Terminal Area Radar

1 Jan 2014

Terminal area radar at Cairns, Queensland. Airservices uses terminal area radar, as well as en route radar, to assist with separation of aircraft in controlled airspace.

Hot fire training

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Hot fire training

1 Jan 2014

Airservices aviation fire fighter in training. Aviation fire fighters provide a vital first response capability at airports.

Melbourne air traffic control tower

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Melbourne air traffic control tower

1 Jan 2014

Airservices air traffic control tower at Melbourne Airport featuring touch-screen technology. The tower features 28 customised touch screens to provide information to air traffic controllers to perform operational tasks.

Instrument landing system

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Instrument landing system

1 Jan 2014

The glide path component of an instrument landing system (ILS). An ILS allows aircraft to land at an airport when there is poor or low visibility.

Terminal area radar

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Terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

Terminal area radar on top of Mt Majura. Airservices uses terminal area radar, as well as en route radar, to assist with separation of aircraft in controlled airspace.

Morita ladder truck

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Morita ladder truck

1 Jan 2014

An aviation rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) Morita MLK4-30 aerial appliance. The vehicle provides safe and rapid access for aviation fire fighters to the upper decks of an A380 in the event of an emergency incident.

Sydney terminal area radar

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Sydney terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

The Sydney Terminal Area Radar (TAR). The white-coloured dome covers the spinning radar head protecting it from the coastal elements.

Adelaide air traffic control tower

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Adelaide air traffic control tower

1 Jan 2014

Airservices control tower at Adelaide Airport. The tower is 44m tall and was officially opened in August 2013. The tower is equipped with the latest state of the art technology.

Sydney air traffic control tower

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Sydney air traffic control tower

1 Jan 2014

Air traffic controllers at Sydney Tower. Tower controllers are responsible for all aircraft and vehicle movements on the taxi ways, runways and in the immediate vicinity of the aerodrome.

Alice Springs ILS

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Alice Springs ILS

1 Jan 2014

Instrument landing system (ILS) at Alice Springs Airport. Pictured is the glidepath tower – one of two transmitters that makes up the ILS.

Alice Springs ILS

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Alice Springs ILS

1 Jan 2014

Airservices instrument landing system (ILS) at Alice Springs Airport. Pictured is the localiser array – one of two transmitters that makes up the ILS.

Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

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Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

1 Jan 2014

A Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicle. As the largest fire fighting vehicle in Australia, the Mk8 weighs 30 tonnes when fully loaded with 10,000 litres of water and foam.

Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

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Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

1 Jan 2014

A Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicle. As the largest fire fighting vehicle in Australia, the Mk8 weighs 30 tonnes when fully loaded with 10,000 litres of water and foam. They enable fire fighters to respond to any incident at the airport within three minutes.

Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

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Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

1 Jan 2014

A Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicle. As the largest fire fighting vehicle in Australia, the Mk8 weighs 30 tonnes when fully loaded with 10,000 litres of water and foam. They enable fire fighters to respond to any incident at the airport within three minutes.

Aviation rescue fire fighting

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Aviation rescue fire fighting

1 Jan 2014

An aviation rescue fire fighter during a night training session. Airservices operates one of the most highly trained, professional aviation fire and rescue services in the world.

Aviation rescue fire fighting

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Aviation rescue fire fighting

1 Jan 2014

Two aviation rescue fire fighters. Airservices operates one of the most highly trained, professional aviation fire and rescue services in the world.

Airservices Hot Fire Training Ground

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Airservices Hot Fire Training Ground

1 Jan 2014

Airservices Hot Fire Training Ground Large mock-up unit at Melbourne Airport with ARFF truck. The centrepiece of the training ground is a full-sized mock-up aircraft fuselage replicating sections from the Airbus A380 and Boeing 767.

Instrument landing system

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Instrument landing system

1 Jan 2014

The glide slope tower – a component of the instrument landing system (ILS) at Wagga Wagga Airport. The glide path component of an instrument landing system (ILS). An ILS allows aircraft to land at an airport when there is poor or low visibility.

Sydney air traffic control tower

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Sydney air traffic control tower

1 Jan 2014

Inside Airservices air traffic control tower at Sydney Airport. Tower controllers are responsible for all aircraft and vehicle movements on the taxi ways, runways and in the immediate vicinity of the aerodrome.

Terminal area radar

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Terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

The Sydney terminal area radar (TAR). The white-coloured dome covers the spinning radar head protecting it from the coastal elements.

Terminal area radar

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Terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

The Sydney terminal area radar (TAR). The white-coloured dome covers the spinning radar head protecting it from the coastal elements.

Terminal area radar

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Terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

The Sydney terminal area radar (TAR). The white-coloured dome covers the spinning radar head protecting it from the coastal elements.

Air traffic control

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Air traffic control

1 Jan 2014

A surface movement contorller in Mackay Tower. Tower controllers are responsible for all aircraft and vehicle movements on the taxi ways, runways and in the immediate vicinity of the aerodrome.

En route radar

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En route radar

1 Jan 2014

Secondary surveillance radar. Airservices uses en route, as well as terminal area radar, to assist with separation of aircraft in controlled airspace.

Terminal area radar

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Terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

The terminal area radar near Perth Airport. Airservices uses terminal area radar, as well as en route radar, to assist with separation of aircraft in controlled airspace.

Greg Hood

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Greg Hood

1 Jan 2014

Airservices Executive General Manager, Air Traffic Control, Mr. Greg Hood.

Santa visits Airservices – 2013

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Santa visits Airservices – 2013

16 Dec 2013

Santa visited Airservices facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Mr Claus check outs one of Airservices Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting’s ultra-large fire vehicles.

Santa visits Airservices – 2013

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Santa visits Airservices – 2013

16 Dec 2013

Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Mr Claus check outs Airservices’ brand new control tower which he will talk to on Christmas Eve.

Santa visits Airservices – 2013

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Santa visits Airservices – 2013

16 Dec 2013

Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Mr Claus check outs Airservices’ brand new control tower to which he will talk to on Christmas Eve.

Santa visits Airservices –  2013

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Santa visits Airservices – 2013

16 Dec 2013

Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Mr Claus check outs the airport’s Instrument Landing System’s glide path tower which will provide him with vertical guidance to the runway on Christmas Eve.

Santa visits Airservices – 2013

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Santa visits Airservices – 2013

16 Dec 2013

Santa visited Airservices at Melbourne Airport recently ahead of his visit on Christmas Eve. Technical Officer, Neil Goodgame, shows Mr Claus Airservices VHF Omin-direction Range navigation aid which he will use on Christmas Eve while navigating the skies above Australia.

Santa visits Airservices – 2013

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Santa visits Airservices – 2013

16 Dec 2013

Santa Claus check outs Airservices Learning Academy’s 360-degree tower visual simulator displaying the representation of Cairns Airport where he will visit on Christmas Eve.

Santa visits Airservices – 2013

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Santa visits Airservices – 2013

16 Dec 2013

Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Mr Claus check outs Airservices’ Learning Academy and the en route controller simulator.

Santa visits Airservices – 2013

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Santa visits Airservices – 2013

16 Dec 2013

Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne ahead of his visit. This screen image shows Santa appearing on Airservices radar screen during his recent visit flying in his sleigh with the call sign of ‘Sleighrider 1’.

Cathay at Melbourne

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Cathay at Melbourne

21 Nov 2013

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A330 lands at Melbourne Airport. There are about around 200,000 aircraft movements a year at Melbourne Airport.

Flight Inspection Service

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Flight Inspection Service

14 Feb 2013

Airservices Flight Inspection Service’s Beechcraft King Air being used to calibrate the instrument landing system at Essendon Airport.