Richard Armitage

Richard Armitage is currently an ARES officer with HQ FORCOMD Aviation Branch. Formerly an ARA CH-47D Chinook pilot, he also worked as an Aviation Safety Investigator with the Defence Flight Safety Bureau (DFSB, then DDAAFS). Richard is currently employed by Toll Aeromedical as a Pilot and Safety Officer on the NSW Ambulance contract.

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