B300 King Air

The B300 aircrew training capability consists of 11 Beechcraft King Air aircraft, a Pro Line 21 Simulator and associated training systems.

The primary role of this platform is to provide training to Air Force Mission Aircrew including Weapon System Officers and Air Mobility Officers. The secondary role provides Air Logistics Support to Defence.

The King Air is a twin turboprop light aircraft, which is managed under a total support arrangement with Jet Aviation. The Pro Line 21 Simulator is owned  by CAE Australia and operated by Air Force supporting B300 Aircrew and Mission Aircrew training.

Air Force operates the B300 aircraft providing direct support to the Mission Aircrew Training System (MATS) based at RAAF East Sale.

Introduction Into Service: 2002

Planned Withdrawal Date: 2028

Content is current at May 2023.