- A single F-35A Lightning II aircraft will conduct handling display practice in designated airspace over the Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens area
- Thursday 07 Sep 2023 - Approximately 09:30 AM
A single F-35A Lightning II aircraft will conduct handling display practice in designated airspace over the Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens area.
Fast jet aircraft from RAAF Base Williamtown use the airspace around the northern edge of Port Stephens as a designated display practice area. All display practice activities are conducted within strict safety and operational guidelines.
Residents are advised this activity will be conducted on Thursday 07 September 2023 at approximately 09.30am.
The flying activity schedule is subject to change, including short notice cancellation, due to variables such as air traffic control, weather and other aviation considerations.
Safety, noise management and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of Defence flying activities. Participating aircraft will operate with a view to minimising the impact on the local communities.
Imagery of the F-35A aircraft can be found on the Defence Image Gallery.
Information regarding the F-35A Lightning II aircraft is available on our Aircraft Page.
For more information, visit the Defence Aircraft Noise website or call 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362).