Air Force Hornet and PC-21s support Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

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Royal Australian Air Force aircraft will flypast and perform an aerobatic display at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Philip Island.

The Air Force Roulettes, in up to four Pilatus PC-21 aircraft will conduct flypasts in box, concorde and line astern formation from midday, Saturday 27 October.

A fastjet aircraft will conduct a flypast and aerobatic display on Sunday, 28 October at around 1.30pm.

The single F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Number 2 Operational Conversion Unit, based at RAAF Base Williamtown, will arrive from a North Westerly direction and conduct a flypast from North to South before showcasing their aerial skill with a low-level high-speed aerobatic handling display.  The aircraft will fly at speeds up to 1000km/h and no lower than 75m 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 http://www.defence.gov.au/aircraftnoise, or by calling 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362)