F-35A Lightning II aircraft conducts flypast over Burnie 10 Road Race event

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A single F-35A Lightning II aircraft will conduct a fly past in support of the 2021 Burnie 10 road race event in Tasmania on Sunday 24 October at approximately 11am.
 
DATE:                         Sunday 24 October 2021
TIME:                          11.05 am EDST
LOCATION:                Burnie, Tasmania
 
The 2OCU F-35A Lightning II will conduct two low passes over the Burnie 10 road race just prior to the start of the athletic event. An initial pass of up to 740 km/hr (400 knots) tracking south to north at an altitude of 152 metres (500ft) along Wilson Street in Burnie township.
 
The aircraft will then repeat the pass over the same area from north to south before departing to the west on return to RAAF Base Williamtown.
 
Flying activity is subject to change, including short notice cancellation, due to variables such as operational requirements, weather, air traffic control and other aviation considerations.
 
Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying.
 
Imagery of the F-35A aircraft is available on the Defence Image Gallery.
 
Information regarding the aircraft is available on our Technology page

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)

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