Air Force Hercules training around Exmouth

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A pair of Air Force C-130J Hercules transport aircraft will conduct training flights around the Exmouth area from 22-30 November 2020.
The training flights are the final test in a six-month C-130J conversion course, and will include the dispensing of countermeasure flares in military controlled airspace over the Exmouth Gulf, five kilometres east of RAAF Base Learmonth.
It will also include day and night time low level flying over remote areas of the region including Pannawonica, Nullagine, Karijini National Park and the Coral Bay area.
The purpose of this training is to provide new C-130J Hercules pilots with the skills that they need to fly on operations, both domestically and abroad.
Flying is subject to variables including air traffic control requirements, weather, and operational availability. As such, flypasts and displays may be subject to cancellation at short notice.

Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying. 
More information about the C-130J Hercules is available here.

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