Fast jet aircraft to conduct training at RAAF Base Darwin

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Up to two Royal Australian Air Force EA-18G Growlers from No. 6 Squadron and one F/A‑18F Super Hornet from No. 1 Squadron will conduct training from RAAF Base Darwin.
DATE:                      26 to 30 September 2022
TIME:                      Approximately 8am to 5pm
VENUE:                   RAAF Base Darwin, Northern Territory
The aircraft will be operating from RAAF Base Darwin and utilising the Delamere Air Weapons Range. Domestic deployments and training at alternative airfields are an essential element of operational preparedness, currency and proficiency objectives.
Flying is subject to change due to variables such as air traffic control requirements, weather and other aviation considerations.
Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying. Air Force appreciates the ongoing support of the community during these training activities.
Further information about the EA-18G Growler and F/A-18 Super Hornet can be found on our Technology page
Imagery of the EA-18G Growler and F/A-18 Super Hornet is available on the Defence Image Gallery.

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