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2018 ADF FLIGHT TEST SYMPOSIUM | WED 28 - THU 29 NOV 18 | PORT ADELAIDE

75th ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY | FRI 30 NOV 18 | RAAF EDINBURGH

75th ANNIVERSARY GALA & D.J. KNIGHTS MEMORIAL DINNER | SAT 01 DEC 18 | PORT ADELAIDE

ARDU 75th ANNIVERSARY GALA &

D.J. Knights MEMORIAL DINNER

We welcome past and present members of ARDU, affiliated units and their guests to join us for a formal Anniversary Gala Dinner, to coincide with the annual D.J. Knights Memorial Dinner.

Expect :

- A roaming cocktail hour with canapés while you tour the museum's impressive aircraft displays to the sound of live jazz music, catch up with old colleagues and friends, and observe museum staff run a historic aircraft engine!

- Three course sit-down meal in customary Dining-in-Night format, encompassing speeches and D.J. Knights traditions (including annual award presentations) and Passing of the Port

DATE: Sat 01 Dec 18, 1830 h (cocktail hour) for 1930 h seating

VENUE: South Australian Aviation Museum, Lipson Street, Port Adelaide, SA

GUEST SPEAKER: TBA

SPECIAL GUESTS: TBA

DRESS: Mess Dress 5A (Eq.) or Black Tie (Eq.)

COST: $160 pp (all-inclusive: entertainment, canapés, three course meal, five hour drinks package - wine, beer, limited spirits, port, soft drinks, juice )

TICKETS: Ticketing will be managed through this website. Check back later for details.

POC: FLTLT Dawson Schuck, dawson.schuck@defence.gov.au, 08 738 92718

ARDU 75th ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY

We welcome all interested personnel to partake in a formal ceremony to commemorate ARDU's Anniversary, ending with a light luncheon. The ARDU Colours will be paraded.

DATE: Fri 30 Nov 18, seated no later than 1150 h for 1200 h start

VENUE: ARDU Hanger, RAAF Edinburgh, SA

BASE ACCESS: Guests who do not hold a current Defence Common Access ID Card will be required to pre-register through this website in order to receive a base visitor's pass (check back later - not yet active). These personnel will not be permitted to drive on base and are requested to park at the RAAF Edinburgh Main Front Gate no later than 1115 h. Following issue of a visitor's pass, you will be transported to the ARDU Hanger by a Defence vehicle.

PARKING: Guests with a current Defence Common Access ID Card may follow signs, park adjacent to Building 733 and make their way by foot to the ARDU Hanger. 

DRESS:

- Ceremony Participants & Dignitaries: Ceremonial Dress 4B (Eq.)

- Military Guests: Dress of the Day

- Civilian Guests: Business Casual

COST: Nil

REVIEWING OFFICER: Chief of Air Force, AIRMSHL 'Leo' Davies, AO, CSC

REGISTRATIONS: Guests are encouraged to pre-register through this website. Check back later for details.

POC: FLTLT Dawson Schuck, dawson.schuck@defence.gov.au, 08 738 92718

2018 ADF FLIGHT TEST SYMPOSIUM

We welcome past and present members of ARDU and flight test professionals to join us for our annual Flight Test symposium. Hear from presenters on a diverse range of flight test topics.

DATE: Wed 28 - Thu 29 Nov 18, commencing at 0900 h (timing TBC)

VENUE: Main Lecture Theatre [CG6], TAFE SA, Mundy Street, Port Adelaide, SA

PARKING: Ample parking is available at the venue

DRESS: Business Casual (no military uniforms)

COST: Nil

SPECIAL GUEST: Mr Moe Girard, President SETP, Engineering Test Pilot - Bombardier Flight Test Center

REGISTRATIONS: All participants will be required to pre-register through this website. Check back later for details.

INTERESTED IN PRESENTING? Please contact the POC

POC: SQNLDR Ben Liersch, benjamin.liersch1@defence.gov.au, 08 738 32809