F-35A Lightning II pilots from No. 2 Operational Conversion Unit will conduct diversion training into RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.
DATE: Wednesday 3 March 2021 – Approximately 1pm to 5pm
Thursday 4 March 2021 – Approximately 9.30am to 5pm
VENUE: RAAF Base Richmond, NSW
Aircraft will operate in pairs conducting instrument approach and circuit training into RAAF Base Richmond, before departing to return to RAAF Base Williamtown.
Diversion training is an essential part of training on fast jet aircraft to enable pilots to land at different airfields.
Flying is subject to change due to variables such as air traffic control requirements, weather, and other aviation considerations.
Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying.
Further information about the F-35A Lightning II can be found here
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