AP-3C Orion flyover and P-8A Poseidon handling display

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2018 marks 50 years of service of the P-3 Orion aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). To celebrate this significant capability milestone, and to acknowledge the enduring connection and support of the Adelaide community to RAAF P-3 service over the last 50 years, up to four AP-3C Orion aircraft from No. 10 Squadron at RAAF Base Edinburgh will conduct a formation flypast over Adelaide on Friday 30 November 2018.
After departing RAAF Base Edinburgh at approximately noon, the aircraft will proceed along the coast from Outer Harbor, tracking over the southern suburbs, Adelaide CBD, Adelaide Hills and then the northern suburbs, before returning to Base at approximately 1.45pm. The flyover will be conducted at a height of no lower than 76 metres (250 feet) above terrain and at a speed of approximately 390km/hr (210 knots).
Approximate timings for the flyover are as follows:
Outer Harbor – 1226
Noarlunga Jetty – 1235
Mt. Lofty – 1250
Hope Valley Reservoir – 1300
Regency Shopping Centre – 1258
King William St - 1257
Adelaide Airport – 1305
Torrens Outlet – 1306
Outer Harbor – 1310
Elizabeth Shopping Centre – 1313
Gawler Airfield – 1315
RAAF Edinburgh – 1345
Upon return of the Orion to RAAF Base Edinburgh, a RAAF P-8A Poseidon aircraft from No. 11 Squadron will perform a handling display over the Base precinct at approximately 1.50pm to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of P-3 Orion operations and to acknowledge new capabilities.

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)