F-35A Joint Strike Fighters to conduct diversion training into RAAF Base Richmond

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Up to four F-35A Joint Strike Fighter aircraft from No. 3 Squadron will conduct instrument training into RAAF Base Richmond.
 
The aircraft will be conducting an instrument approach and circuit training twice per day before departing to the north to return to RAAF Base Williamtown.
 
Instrument Landing System (ILS) approach training is an essential part of pilot familiarisation training on fast-jet aircraft as it assists pilots to land at different airfields in all weather conditions. 
 
Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military activity. Air Force appreciates the ongoing support of the Hawkesbury community during these training activities.
 
DATE: Wednesday, 17 and Thursday, 18 July 2019
TIME: Between 10am – midday and 2.30pm – 4.30pm on both days
VENUE: RAAF Base Richmond
 
Please note that all flying is subject to weather, air traffic control and other aviation considerations.

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)