Single F/A-18F Super Hornet to conduct low pass to farewell World War II aviator, near Bundaberg Queensland

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A single Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley F/A-18F Super Hornet will conduct a low pass over an area to the south-west of Bundaberg, Queensland on Monday at approximately 10.45am to farewell a World War II aviator.

The aircraft will conduct the pass not below 500 feet (152 metres) and at speeds between 250 Knots (463 km/hr) to 350 knots (648 km/hr) over an area approximately 13km south-west of Bundaberg.

All flying is subject to change due to weather and operational requirements.

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 Bundaberg community during this flying activity.

For further information on RAAF Base Amberley flying activities, members of the community are encouraged to contact 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362) and ask to be connected to RAAF Base Amberley or for F/A-18F Super Hornet, and EA-18G Growler aircraft activities – see link https://www.airforce.gov.au/operations/flying- operations.

Information on aircraft noise and current flying activities is available at http://www.defence.gov.au/aircraftnoise, or by calling 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362)