F/A-18s to conduct low level initial and pitch over RAAF Base Williamtown for 77 Squadron farewell

Training missions over RAAF Base Williamtown will offer spectators a glimpse of the fast-moving Hornets on Thursday and Friday.

It will form the final flights for two members of 77 Squadron and conclude with low and fast arrivals.

Two F/A-18 Hornets will conduct a low level initial and pitch over the base at a height not below 250 feet above ground level and at a speed not above 500 knots.

Defence advises that noise management and environment impact are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying.

These activities, scheduled for July 13 and 14, will be depend on weather conditions and operational requirements.

The exercise will be held between 2pm and 2.30pm on Thursday and 10am and 10.30am on Friday.​

Information on aircraft noise and current flying activities is available at www.defence.gov.au/aircraftnoise or by calling 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362) and asking to be connected to RAAF Williamtown.

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