Air Force flying associated with the Tyabb Airshow - Tyabb, Melbourne and Gippsland

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The Australian Defence Force is proud to support this year’s Tyabb Airshow on 8 March with flying and ground displays by Air Force, Navy and Air Force Museum Heritage Aircraft. You can find out more about the ADF at the Tyabb Airshow on our event page.
The flying program for Air Force aircraft is: 
  • 12:55pm C-27J Spartan 
  • 2:50pm Roulettes 
  • 4:10pm C-17A Globemaster 
The C-17A Globemaster will conduct low-level flying over Melbourne and Gippsland for its participation in the Tyabb Airshow, at heights no lower than 152 m (500ft) and at speeds no faster than 580 kmph.
The aircraft will be flying across Port Phillip Bay from Avalon Airport to Brighton Marina then along the beach down to Frankston Pier before climbing to conduct an aerial display at Tyabb Airport.
The flight along the eastern side of the bay will arrive at Brighton Marina at approximately 3.11pm and Frankston at 3.16pm.
At the completion of the Airshow display the aircraft will be climbing away and flying towards Wilsons Promontory and beginning low level flying operations 10 km to the south of Inverloch at 4.28pm. 
The aircraft will be flying around Cape Liptrap before tracking around Wilsons Promontory passing the lighthouse at 4.42pm. 
Please note that these timings are approximate, and the route is subject to change.
All flying is subject to change due to factors such as weather, air traffic control and other aviation considerations.

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