F/A-18A/B Hornets return to Williamtown from Exercise High Sierra

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Australia’s next generation of fighter pilots have just graduated as F/A-18 Hornet pilots after participating in Exercise High Sierra in Townsville.

Exercise High Sierra is three weeks long and represents the last phase of the 6 month F/A-18 operational conversion course.

The F/A-18A/B aircraft will depart Townsville on the morning of 13 December 2018 to return home to RAAF Base Williamtown, arriving at approximately 12.00 – 12.30 pm.

Members of the community are encouraged to contact 1300 DEFENCE (333 3623) for information on flying activities.

All flying is subject to change due to weather and operational requirements.

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)