F/A-18 Hornet aircraft to conduct night flying operations at RAAF Base Williamtown

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Up to eight F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Number 77 Squadron will be conducting essential night flying operations from 6-8 March and 12-14 March, until about 11pm. 

From 6-8 March, flying operations will be supported by up to two E-7A Wedgetail aircraft until 11pm each night, except for the night of 7 March when aircraft activity will continue until about 11.30pm.

Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying. Air Force appreciates the support it receives from the Williamtown 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 log on to the website to receive updates on Hawk/Hornet aircraft night flying activities – see link https://aircraftnoisemap.airforce.gov.au/assets/site.html?171#base/1

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)