Air Force Hawks flypast of Canberra for Australia Day

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RAAF Hawk 127 Lead-In Fighter aircraft will conduct a flypast of Canberra in support of Australia Day activities on Friday, January 26, at approximately 9.27am.

Up to three Hawk 127s from No. 76 Squadron based out of RAAF Base Williamtown will complete a flyover of a number of significant Canberra locations at heights no lower than 150 metres (500 feet) above ground level and not above 930km/hr (500kts).

The aircraft will fly overhead Parliament House, and the Australian War Memorial tracking along Anzac Parade. The aircraft will then conduct a right-hand turn over Mt Ainslie to track north and east of Canberra Airfield to Queanbeyan, and then plan to track west, northwest overhead Lake Burley Griffin.

Please note that this display is subject to variables including weather, air traffic control and availability; and may be subject to cancellation or delay.

Information on aircraft noise and current flying activities is available at http://www.defence.gov.au/aircraftnoise, or by calling 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362)