Centenary Commemorative Service - Canberra

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As part of the Royal Australian Air Force Centenary activities, up to four warbirds from No. 100 Squadron based in Temora, NSW, will perform a flypast during a Commemorative Service at the RAAF Memorial in Canberra.

DATE: Tuesday 30 March 2021

TIME: Approximately 3.35pm

LOCATION: RAAF Memorial, Eastern side of Anzac Parade, Canberra, ACT

The participating aircraft will be flown by Reserve pilots from No. 100 Squadron, who demonstrate the flying capability of heritage aircraft at air shows around Australia.

Aircraft are expected to include:

  • Lockheed Hudson (the only flying example of this light bomber in the world)
  • CAC Boomerang (one of only two flying examples in the world)
  • Spitfire Mk VIII
  • CAC Mustang (Australian built)

More information regarding the participating aircraft is available at https://www.airforce.gov.au/about-us/history/historic-aircraft, and images are available here

This flypast is a separate event to the Spectacular Centenary Flypast, which will occur in Canberra the following day on Wednesday 31 March, 2021. 

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)