Anzac Day 2021

ANZAC Day 2020 was different to ANZAC Days of years past. The COVID pandemic prevented gatherings at services or marches, but it could not stop the ANZAC Spirit.

Right around the country, Australians commemorated ANZAC Day 2020 by taking part in “Light Up The Dawn” from their driveway or balcony. The Australian Air League took part with cadets and Officers submitting photos and video that were prominently displayed through the media.

Cadets and Officers are invited to once again take part in a Last Post video, to be posted online in the lead up to ANZAC Day.

We want you to submit a photo or video of yourself in uniform at dawn (0600hrs) now on your driveway, at your front gate or on your verandas. Cadet may also choose to video themselves at this time reciting The Ode, or you may wish to explain what ANZAC Day means to you.

We will include all suitable photos submitted as well as the best videos in a montage clip to be released at Dawn on ANZAC Day, 25th April 2021. This is your chance to take part in a grassroots campaign to commemorate ANZAC Day in 2021.

Photos and videos, and any questions can be sent to anzacday@airleague.com.au Be sure to include your name and membership number in your email. Alternatively upload your photos and videos using the link provided here.

Unable to take part in an ANZAC Day Service or march this year?

Join us this ANZAC Day at 0600hrs local time for a Driveway Vigil at home to commemorate all those who have served and sacrificed for our nation.

Dress requirements will be full Australian Air League uniform. Photos can be sent to anzacday@airleague.com.au for display on social media platforms on the day.

ANZAC Biscuits

With ANZAC Day coming up its a great time to try making your own ANZAC biscuits – check out this recipe put online by RSL Queensland.

You can find the recipe online here.

Junior Cadet Colouring Competition

Attention all Junior Cadets!

During the month of April we will be holding a series of competitions just for our Junior Cadets – that is cadets aged 11 and under. The first colouring sheet is the RAAF F/A-18A Hornet in the special anniversary scheme which you can download here.

There are two categories for the competition;

  • 8 – 9 years old
  • 10 – 11 years old

The only condition is you must be a Junior Cadet who current member of the Australian Air League.

Please include your name and membership number on you entry, you can ask mum or dad to post them on the Air League Facebook page, or email them to us competition@airleague.com.au.

The winner of each category will receive a 1/72 scale model aircraft. Entries will close at 9pm on Friday 30th April.

Wings Magazine – Autumn 2021

The Autumn 21 edition of the Air Force Association’s Wings magazine can now be accessed online via the new Wings website: www.wingsmagazine.org.

In this edition Wings acknowledges the Air Force centenary and the contribution air power has made to our young nation, both commercially and militarily. It begins a RAAF history series and continues the Qantas and Skunk Works series. The Autumn edition also introduces a short series on an Aussie larrikin who set the Australian Land Speed record (with some RAAF assistance) and who has aspirations to break the sound barrier on land.

Along with the regular digests and information, this edition features RAAF Base Amberley and its Aviation Heritage Centre. Our Management and Leadership article relates an experience dealing with honour and integrity and is well worth reading for those who aspire to leadership roles. The Air League report can be found on page 70.

The Air Force Association hopes all its readers continue to enjoy the magazine, and would like to encourage readers to promote subscription to the magazine to the broader aviation community either as a gift or for direct access to a quality aerospace magazine.

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