Tag Archive for: Amphibian Aerospace Industries


The snowball effect: NT fund grows success for 3D metal printing firm

After securing a significant investment from the Northern Territory’s Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund, things started to “snowball” for advanced manufacturing tech firm SPEE3D. In May 2019, the Paspalis fund – the first venture…
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Minister Ed Husic Visits PIIF Investee Companies In Darwin

On 27th April 2023, Minister Ed Husic together with Paspalis CEO, Harley Paroulakis and Luke Gosling MP went on a site visit to Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund investee companies in Darwin. The visit was a great showcase of the companies…

‘It unlocks momentum’: Northern Australia pitching contest returns

A pitching contest that has helped attract global companies to Northern Australia and “unlock the momentum” of a number of young tech companies is returning in July. Croc Pitch, now in its fifth year, is sponsored by Paspalis Innovation…
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Amphibian Aerospace Industries to use SPEE3D’s 3D metal printing technology

In partnership with advanced technology manufacturer SPEE3D, Nupress will evaluate and supply applications to the Amphibious Aircraft Industries project with a production service that grants local manufacturers access to the WarpSPEE3D metal…
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Amphibian Aerospace Industries Officially Opens Their Northern Territory Hangar

Following the arrival of the Albatross Aircraft in Darwin last week, Amphibian Aircraft Industries (AAI) officially opened their hangar at Darwin Airport on Friday, 9th December 2022. The Founder and Chairman of AAI, Khoa Hoang invited investors…
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NT News: Amphibian Aerospace Industries’ Albatross G-111 finds berth at Darwin Airport

The Albatross project has a home almost a year after the Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund (PIIF) invested $1m and the Northern Territory Government committed $10m to revive the aircraft. The Albatross G-111 seaplane has a new hangar to…
Croc Pitch 2022 Winners

Croc Pitch 2022 Winners!!

PRESS RELEASE Event Date: 26th October 2022 Event Location: Darwin Innovation Hub Croc Pitch 2022 Winners Announced! Hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub on the 26th of October as part of the Spark Festival and October Business Month’s…
Territory Q Issue 37

State of our innovation nation: 2022 and beyond

The Northern Territory provides investors and international innovators one of the most commercially exciting jurisdictions in the Asia Pacific region. In the past six years, the Northern Territory has quietly developed the foundations of…
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NT News: Albatross aircraft turning heads in Hollywood

A PLAN to build a seaplane in Darwin has caught the eye of Hollywood A-listers who are lining up to buy one of the retro-revival aircraft when they roll off the production line in 2026. The Northern Territory government has partnered…
AAI Shinmaywa aircrafts

Amphibian Aerospace Industries Projects Gets Major Boost

Last week, Amphibian Aerospace Industries (AAI) and ShinMaywa signed a MOU in Japan on the 20th of July 2022, marking their official collaboration in amphibious aircrafts. The Chief Minister Natasha Fyles witnessed the project-boosting signing…
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South Korea Delegations at Darwin Innovation Hub

South Korea Delegations have arrived in Darwin today to attend the Industry Briefing held at the Darwin Innovation Hub. The Darwin Innovation Hub welcomed a delegation of South Korean journalists with a focus on the Defence and Space industry…
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Venture Capital Packing A Punch

A key role of any innovation hub worth its salt is to attract high-growth companies seeking to commercialise technologies in growth sectors. For the Northern Territory, one of these growth sectors is advanced manufacturing. The Darwin Innovation…