Air Force Hornet Flypasts of the Hunter Region for Australia Day

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RAAF F/A-18 Hornets will conduct flypasts of communities in the Hunter RegionĀ between 12.25pm and 12.45pm on Australia Day.

Up to three F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Number 2 Operation Conversion Unit (2OCU) at RAAF Base Williamtown will fly in a formation over Nelson Bay, Hawks Nest, and Raymond Terrace before returning to their home base.

The aircraft will fly at speeds up to 800 km/hr and no lower than 75m above ground level.

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, or by calling 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362)