RAAF Rathmines

Summary

Name

RAAF Rathmines

Location

33°02′22″S, 151°35′44″E
On the shore of Lake Macquarie NSW

Purpose

Flying Boat Station

Runways

12/30 1,000m Asphalt
Alighting Ground – Lake Macquarie

Primary Activity

Principal operating base for RAAF Flying Boats and Amphibians, Rathmines also houses Central Flying School M and the specialist Ground Schools for Maritime Command.

Units

HQ1MW – Headquarters 1st Maritime Wing

  • 10 Sqn
  • 20 Sqn
  • 110 Sqn

Flying School M
FBE&DU – Flying Boat Experimental and development Unit
GSMS – Ground School Marine Section
GSGT2 – Ground School Ground Trades No.2
OTUMC – Operational Conversion Unit Maritime Command
No.22 Base Support Unit
No.2 Marine Stores Depot

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