The Stunning Air Force 100 Limited Edition Medallion - F/A-18A Hornet, plays a special part in the commemoration of the Air Force Centenary in 2021.
The first operational deployment of RAAF Hornets took place in 2001. Following the 11 September terrorist attacks, the Australian Government agreed to deploy F/A-18s to protect the major USAF air base on the Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia. RAAF Hornets have also provided air defence for several high-profile events in Australia since the 11 September attacks.
The medallion features two F/A-18A Hornets from Drew Harrison's Operation Falconer.
Operation Falconer by Drew Harrison
In 2003 the Iraqi Regime under Saddam Hussein failed to comply with United Nation’s diplomatic efforts and the Coalition led Operation Iraqi Freedom was launched in response on 19/20th March. A commitment by the Australian Defence Force was initiated under Operation Falconer… Read more.
Six different medallions will be available individually or as a complete set. Spitfire Mk VC, Mirage III, Canberra Bomber, UH-1B Iroquois, F/A-18A Hornet and C-17A Globemaster III. Order early to secure the low limited-edition numbers. See the entire Air Force 100 Limited Edition Medallion range.
Then. Now. Always.
By purchasing this product you are supporting the restoration and preservation of historic RAAF aircraft.