Air Chief Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo – Chief of Employees, Indonesian Air Drive, and his workers had been hosted by Commander Air Drive Coaching Group Air Commodore Greg Frisina. The go to included a high-level overview of Air Drive coaching choices to Indonesian Air Drive trainees, a tour of Air Academy headquarters, and excursions and simulator demonstrations on the Faculty of Air Site visitors Management, Air Mission Coaching Faculty, Central Flying Faculty and the Pilatus PC-21 pilot coaching system, together with a Pilatus PC-21 plane viewing.

ACM Prasetyo’s go to, following the Air and House Energy Convention in Canberra in late March, integrated a Welcome to Nation and Smoking Ceremony at RAAF Base East Sale’s Yarning Circle, carried out by Mr Alfred ‘Alfie’ Hudson, Gunaikurnai Lands and Waters Aboriginal Company consultant. As a part of the document of ACM Prasetyo’s go to, Alfie traced his hand on a totem pole to mark his go to and journey by means of Gunaikurnai nation.


Chief of Employees, Indonesian Air Drive, Air Chief Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo, has his hand traced on a totem pole to symbolise his go to and journey all through Gunaikurnai nation by Gunaikurnai Lands and Waters Aboriginal Company consultant Alfred ‘Alfie’ Hudson. (Picture: Petty Officer Richard Prideaux/Australian Authorities Division of Defence)

Officer Commanding Air Academy, Group Captain Nigel Ward mentioned, “The academy was honoured to host the Indonesian chief and his workers, and all concerned “loved discussions on a broad vary of mutually attention-grabbing coaching matters. We mirrored on the various connections with Air Academy and RAAF Base East Sale, together with our Indonesian Air Drive Trainees on Flight Instructors Course Worldwide. We stay up for additional, nearer co-operation throughout a variety of coaching areas.”

Air Drive Attaché – Jakarta Group Captain Ken Bowes accompanied Air Chief Marshal Prasetyo on his tour of Air Academy models, and mentioned the go to additional cemented a powerful relationship between the 2 air forces. The go to concluded with a Pilatus PC-21 aerobatic show over the Air Academy headquarters and an change of presents at Headquarters Central Flying Faculty. Alternatives to strengthen coaching connections had been within the highlight when the Indonesian equal of Australia’s Chief of Air Drive visited Air Academy models at RAAF Base East Sale.