Aircraft Noise

The Royal Australian Air Force provides air and space power for Australia's security. Air Force's ability to respond quickly is a result of our high training standards.

No one can predict when or where Air Force will need to respond, so our pilots and crews need experience in a range of environments. This includes day and night flying, high and low altitude flying (below 500 feet or 150 metres) and bombing and strafing practice. Although some training is conducted using flying simulators, nothing replaces actual experience for our pilots and crews.

When flying, Air Force pilots and crews operate the aircraft in a way that minimises aircraft noise. Air Force has an honest and open approach about the noise experienced by residents living near our bases. Detailed information about aircraft noise is available at www.defence.gov.au/aircraftnoise .