F-35A Lightning II handling display overhead Townsville

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A single Royal Australian Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft from No. 77 Squadron will conduct a low-level handling display off The Strand at Townsville.
 
DATE:                         Thursday 21 July 2022

TIME:                          Approx 5.10pm to 5.25pm
 
VENUE:                      The Strand, Townsville, Queensland  
 
The F-35A aircraft will fly as low as approximately 75 metres above the water and reach speeds of up to 1,000 kilometres per hour.
 
All low level flying activities are conducted within strict safety and operational guidelines.
 
Flying is subject to change, including short notice cancellation, due to variables such as air traffic control requirements, weather, and operational availability.
 
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 on our Technology page
 
Imagery of the F-35A Lightning II is available on the Defence Image Gallery

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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