Fast jet night flying in Hunter region

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Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18A/B Hornet aircraft from No. 75 Squadron, and F-35A Lightning II aircraft from No. 3 Squadron, will conduct night flying activities from RAAF Base Williamtown in support of Exercise Tasman Shield.
DATE:                           08 to 11 March, 2021
TIME:                            Until 10.15pm, each night
VENUE:                        RAAF Base Williamtown, NSW
Residents should note that the date and time for this activity are subject to variables such as weather and operational availability, and may 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 Hunter community during training activities.
Images of the F/A-18A/B Hornet can be found here
Images of the F-35A Lightning II can be found here.
Information about these multi-role fighter aircraft is available here.

Information on aircraft noise and current flying activities is available at, or by calling 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362)