RAAF Base Williamtown Hawk 127 Lead-In Fighter aircraft return to the Salt Ash Air Weapons Range (SAAWR) to conduct training for fighter jet aircrew from Monday 16 August 2021 to 20 August 2021 (CANCELLED) in support of Joint Terminal Attack Controller and Forward Air Controller (Airborne) training.
No. 76 Squadron aircraft have scheduled a further two weeks of operations on the range beginning Monday 25 October and concluding 05 November 2021, excluding weekends.
RAAF Base Williamtown fighter jet squadron programmed training on Salt Ash Air Weapons Range includes:
CANCELLED - 16-20 August – single Hawk 127 aircraft
25-27 October - multiple Hawk 127 aircraft
01-05 November – multiple Hawk 127 aircraft
Pilatus PC-21A aircraft may operate intermittently on the range in support of No. 4 Squadron combat control and joint terminal attack training programs.
All flying is scheduled for week days only. Every effort is made to minimise inconvenience to residents during SAAWR training.
Flying is subject to change, including short notice cancellation, due to variables such as air traffic control, weather and other aviation considerations.
Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying.