A single Royal Australian Air Force Hawk Lead-In Fighter aircraft from 76SQN will return to Salt Ash Air Weapons Range to conduct training in support of Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) and Forward Air Controller (Airborne) training
DATE: 06 – 10 September 2021
14 – 15 September 2021
JTACs work from forward positions and direct the actions of combat aircraft engaged in close air support and other offensive air operations. Their role is crucial to ensuring the precision application of air power; delivering maximum effect with minimal impact on civilians and civilian infrastructure.
Residents living in East Medowie, Salt Ash and Lemon Tree Passage can expect the range to be used consistently over these days.
Flying is subject to variables including air traffic control requirements, weather, and operational availability and these times may change.
Members of the community seeking further information are invited to call 1800 033 200, or refer to the Aircraft Noise Map.