Australian Defence Force participation in Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

The Australian Defence Force is proud to support this year’s Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix with aerial and ground displays by Air Force, Army, Navy, Defence Force Recruiting and the Australian Defence Force Academy and University of New South Wales Academy Racing Team.
 
Off the track entertainment will include aerial displays by the Air Force Roulettes, a No. 32 Squadron KA350 King Air formation flight and a No. 37 Squadron C-130J Hercules flypast.
 
The flying program for Air Force aircraft is:
 
Thursday, 12 March            
12.55 – 1.05pm                  
Roulettes aerial display
Friday, 13 March               
3.25 – 3.40pm                     
Roulettes aerial display
Saturday, 14 March            
11.45 – 11.58am                
Roulettes aerial display
Sunday, 15 March             
2.23 – 2.25pm                     
KA350 King Air formation flypast
                       
3.10 – 3.20pm                     
Roulettes aerial display
 
3.57 – 4.05pm                     
C-130J Hercules flypast
 
 
The Australian Defence Force exhibit, located in the Innovation and Technology Hub will host a range of additional interactive displays across the four day event including:
 
  • ADF Drone Racing Team conducting races using mini-drones.
  • Army vehicle display with a M1 Abrams Tank, ASLAV Recon Vehicle and a M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier.
  • Army’s ‘Armygeddon’, a six-wheeled hotrod Land Rover and a blown 7.0-litre 1978 Ford LTD known as ‘Project Digger’.
  • Australian Defence Force Academy and University of New South Wales Racing Team with an engineering display and a racing simulator.
  • Navy Community Engagement Stand with a Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat.
  • Performances by the Navy Rock Band.
 
DATE:                           Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 March 2020
 
TIME:                            9.15am to 6pm
 
VENUE:                        Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Albert Park
 
For more information about the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix head to their website.