Royal Australian Air Force F-35A Lightning II pilots from No. 2 Operational Conversion Unit will conduct diversion training into Tamworth Regional Airport, NSW.
DATE: Monday 19 July 2021 – Between 5.45pm to 7pm
Tuesday 20 July 2021 – Between 3pm to 4pm, and between 5.45pm to 7pm
Wednesday 21 July 2021 – Between 5.45pm to 7pm
Thursday 22 July 2021 – Between 5.45pm to 7pm
VENUE: Tamworth Regional Airport, NSW
Up to six aircraft operating in pairs will conduct circuits into Tamworth Regional Airport, 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, including short notice cancellation due to variables such as air traffic control requirements, weather, and other aviation considerations.
Safety, noise management and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of Defence flying activities, and participating squadrons will operate with a view to minimising the impact on local communities.
Further information about the F-35A Lightning II can be found here
Imagery of the F-35A Lightning II is available here