Air Commander Australia transfer of command

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The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will conduct a flyover to mark the Transfer of Authority of Air Commander Australia from Air Vice-Marshal Steven Roberton, DSC, AM to Air Vice-Marshal Joe Iervasi, AM on Friday, 12 July 2019.

The flypast will take place at RAAF Base Glenbrook between 10am and 10:30am.
Up to four F/A-18A/B  Hornet aircraft from No. 2 Operational Conversion Unit, based at RAAF Base Williamtown, will conduct two low-level passes and bomb-burst over RAAF Base Glenbrook.
The F/A-18A/B aircraft will arrive from the East and depart Glenbrook towards the North. The aircraft will be flying at speeds up to 850km/h and will fly no lower than 75 metres above ground level. 
All flying is subject to change due to weather and operational requirements.

Information on aircraft noise and current flying activities is available at, or by calling 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362)