F-35A Lightning II aircraft flying activity RAAF Base East Sale

The F-35A aircraft will conduct low-level circuits on approach before landing at RAAF Base East Sale. The aircraft will depart approximately 3.30pm returning to their home location of RAAF Base Williamtown, New South Wales.

Flying is subject to change, including short notice cancellation, due to variables such as air traffic control requirements, weather, and operational availability.

Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying. 

Further information about the F-35A Lightning II aircraft can be found on our Aircraft page

Imagery of the F-35A Lightning II is available on the Defence Image Gallery.

For more information, visit the Defence Aircraft Noise website or call 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362).

Flying schedule

  • Up to two Royal Australian Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft from 81 Wing will visit RAAF Base East Sale on Monday 17 October.
  • Arriving approximately 11am, departing 3.30pm