Pitch Black is currently being held in the Northern Territory and is due to wrap on Friday 22 August.
International participants include the United States Air Force (USAF), the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF), and a number of other nations - including Thailand and the United Arab Emirates - which Australia has close ties to in the region.
All photos below were taken at Darwin Airport between Saturday 2 August and Friday 8 August. Enjoy!
RAAF Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules A97-441
Singapore AF Gulfstream G550AEW serial 017
Singapore AF Lockheed Martin F-16CJ Fighting Falcon serial 641
United Arab Emirates Dassault Mirage 2000-9DAD serial 710
United Arab Emirates Dassault Mirage 2000-9EAD serial 726
RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet A21-14 flying in tandem approach with A21-39
RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet A21-25 in tandem with A21-1
RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet A21-49 with A21-50
RAAF Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet A44-220
Singapore AF Boeing F-15SG Strike Eagle serial 8317
Thai AF Saab JAS-39D Gripen Kh20k-1/54
US Marines Lockheed Martin KC-130J Hercules 167927
RAAF Boeing E-7A Wedgetail (737-7ES) A30-002
A formation of four Singapore AF F-16s
A formation of four RAAF Hornets
A RAAF hornet and a United Arab Emirates Mirage 2000-9
Singapore AF Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker 752
United Arab Emirates Airbus A330-243 MRTT 1300
A formation of Singapore AF F-15s
Wow! Simply stunning images! Makes me really jealous and want to head up there!
But if like me you can't make it to Darwin in the next couple of weeks, you can check out more great photos and reports on the following RAAF social media pages:
Twitter: www.twitter.com/airforcehq or #ExPB14
Sincere thanks again to the Brisbane Airport Movements Blog for sharing these awesome images and allowing me to share them with you all!