A Service funeral will be held in Canberra for Air Marshal Evans at 1:30pm, Tuesday 15 September.
Air Marshal Evans was a former Royal Australian Air Force, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS). His career spanned over 42 years including: operational service during the Berlin Airlift; in the Vietnam War as Commanding Officer No. 2 Squadron; and as CAS 1982–1985.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, funeral attendance will be limited to family, close friends and invited guests. The funeral service will be live-streamed via this link
The funeral service will be supported by the following:
- 2:30-2:45pm - Australia’s Federation Guard will provide a Guard of Honour and fire volleys (utilising blank ammunition).
- 2:40-3:00pm - Formation flypast of two F-35A Lightnings and two F/A-18A/B Hornets in low-level ‘missing man’ formation no lower than 150 metres (500 feet). The formation will approach from the southwest, pass over the Defence Precinct – Russell Offices and the Duntroon campus, and depart to the northwest.