Australian Army personnel will support RAAF Base Amberley F/A-18F Super Hornet close air support missions in and around Gatton during 4, 5 and 8 of November 2021.
DATE: Thursday 4 and Friday 5 November 2021;
Monday 8 November 2021
LOCATION: Gatton, Southern Queensland
A small group of Army personnel will operate in and around Gatton during daylight hours only and carry out and test audio communications systems from vehicles in various locations around the town.
Army personnel will communicate with the overhead aircraft with radios and small laptops/tablets.
The aircraft will operate at approximately at 10,000 feet and therefore any noise impacts from this activity are expected to be minimal for local residents.
The flying activity schedule is subject to change, including short notice cancellation, due to variables such as air traffic control, weather and other aviation considerations.
Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying.
This event will be conducted in line with all relevant local heath guidelines and restrictions.
Information regarding the F/A-18F Super Hornet is available on our Technology page