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Shorty & Nige 20th Anniversary Memorial Service - F-111G A8-291 Accident 

Thursday, 18 APR 19, RAAF Base AMBERLEY, 1000 hours


In Memory of Shorty & Nige  RIP

For those wishing to attend the memorial service at Amberley; details from 82 Wing below:

Location: The service will be held at the memorial garden near the old front gate (where the Canberra aircraft is). If you don’t already have base access, once processed you can expect to be guided to the location of the service. Attendees will be invited to the Officers’ Mess afterwards for refreshments.

Timing: For those without base access, please arrive at the front gate by 0930 to allow time for processing. The service is expected to commence from 1000.

Dress: For serving members; long sleeve shirt and tie with medals for attendees, and A1 tunic with medals for speakers/wreath layers.

RSVP: If you would like to attend the service please send names to ‘Scorch' at  (For base access (if required) and catering)

Social Event: There’ll also be an informal get together in memory of Shorty & Nige at the Regatta Hotel from 6pm on Wed 17th April

--------------------------------------------------PigzBum #10 is on 1/11/19, mark your calendars


---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Memorial to welcome RF-111C aircraft into National Collection

Memorial to welcome RF-111C aircraft into National Collection

The Australian War Memorial can confirm a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) RF-111C aircraft currently at the South Australian Aviation Museum will be transferred to the Memorial’s collection. 

Aircraft A8‑134 is the sole surviving RF-111C that participated in missions over East Timor and has the greatest operational provenance of the preserved Australian F-111 fleet.