F/A 18A/B to conduct diversion training to Tamworth Airport

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A single F/A-18A/B aircraft from RAAF Base Williamtown will conduct night time practice approach training into Tamworth Airport at approximately 8.20pm Wednesday 16 January.

The F/A-18A/B Hornets conduct circuit training including ‘touch-and-go’ landings. The ability to land at alternate airfields is an essential part of pilot training on the Hornet aircraft. 

Tamworth is one of the primary diversion airfields for RAAF Base Williamtown.

Residents should note that these dates and times are subject to change.

Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military activity, and Air Force appreciates the ongoing support of the Tamworth community during these training activities.

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 Defence Aircraft Noise website to receive updates on Hawk/Hornet aircraft diversions.

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)