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Townsville, Queensland

Satellite and aerial maps of Townsville with nearby locations

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2.4210 Garbutt Annex, Queensland
8.6187YXTL Townsville Hospital, Queensland
11.8 42YNEY Nelly Bay, Queensland
73.9336YOPH Orpheus Island Seaplane Base, Queensland
170.4328YTUY Tully Airport, Queensland
181.8143YCCL Collinsville Coal, Queensland

1938 to present

19° 14' 37'' S - 146° 46' 17'' E
3nm W of Townsville
Elevation: 18 feet

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List of units at Townsville

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
1987/    5th Aviation RegimentCH-47F Chinook 2015/   
MRH90 Taipan 2009/   
CH-47D Chinook 1995/16
S-70A-9 Black Hawk 1989/   
QGAirAW139 2008/   
412 2007/19

Townsville News

Two New AW139 for North Queensland Ambulance, 14-Mar-19 : #NorthQueensland Helimods completed interior of two new AW139 for medical air service ambulance in North Queensland. Will enter service in April and based at Townsville to replace two Bell 412

First Two CH-47F Chinooks to Australian Army, 05-May-15 : Australian Army accepts into service the first two of seven CH-47F Chinook ‘Foxtrot’ helicopters during a ceremony at RAAF Townsville

Second Australian Army MRH90 Simulator Ready, 05-Nov-14 : Australian Defence Forces accepted their second MRH90 helicopter full-flight and mission simulator located at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville in Queensland.

List of aircraft and events at Townsville

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By Date | By Serial

1988-sep Royal Australian Air ForceS-70A-9 Black HawkA25-105
2009-sep-26 412HPVH-ESD
2009-sep-27 CH-47D ChinookA15-104
2009-sep-27 S-76AVH-LHN
2009-sep-27 UH-1B IroquoisVH-THY
2010-oct-04 S-70A-9 Black HawkA25-114
2010-oct-05 EC135P1VH-WKJ
2010-oct-09 AW139VH-ESJ
2010-dec-09 S-70A-9 Black HawkA25-104
2011-apr-12 S-70A-9 Black HawkA25-224
2012-aug-06 EC130B4VH-NXX
2015-mar-28 412HPVH-ESD
2015-apr-01 412HPVH-ESD
2015-apr-07 412EPVH-ESB
2015-may-11 407VH-VHU
2016-jan-21 Australia Air Ambulances412HPVH-ESD
2016-jan-22 407VH-VHU
2016-mar-07 H130 / EC130T2VH-ZVY
2016-jul-06 AW139ZK-IHP
2018-nov-10 Australia Air Ambulances412HPVH-ESD

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