F-35A Joint Strike Fighters to conduct night flying at RAAF Base Williamtown

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Up to 2 F-35A Joint Strike Fighter aircraft from No. 3 Squadron (3SQN) will be conducting essential night flying training from 01 April through to 04 April, and 08 April through to 11 April 2019; from around 6pm until approximately 9pm during these two periods.
This type of night flying training forms a vital part of 3SQN's pilot training program, providing the opportunity for aircrew to practice flying on instruments and with night vision equipment.
Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying.
Air Force appreciates the support it receives from Port Stephens residents during this activity.
For further information on RAAF Williamtown flying activities, members of the community are encouraged to contact 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362) and ask to be connected to RAAF Base Williamtown, or go the Williamtown Ops Near Me site for updates on aircraft night flying activities.

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)