NZDF: Tauranga Local First Female NH90 Pilot

Seeing Fijian children waving and shaking hands with grateful villagers through the cockpit window of the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) NH90 medium utility helicopter are among the highlights so far in Flight Lieutenant (FLTLT) Penny Khull’s deployment to Fiji. “This is the first time I’ve been deployed on an operation overseas. It has been … Czytaj dalej

NZDF: More Supplies for Devastated Fiji Islands

The New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) multi-role vessel HMNZS CANTERBURY has returned to Suva to load more emergency supplies for Fiji’s northern outer islands and replenish her own supplies. Commander (CDR) Simon Rooke, Commanding Officer of CANTERBURY, said 15 tonnes of construction materials and nine tonnes of food were loaded for distribution in the northern … Czytaj dalej

NZDF NH90 Helicopters Conduct Mercy Flights To Cyclone-Hit Fiji Communities

The New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) NH90 helicopters today delivered essential aid supplies to cyclone-ravaged communities in Fiji as part of their first overseas mission. The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s (RNZAF) 3 Squadron NH90 Detachment Commander, Squadron Leader (SQNLDR) Ben Pryor, said the multi-role helicopters are providing a critical link between the main population … Czytaj dalej