Heads up for some Hawk action at RAAF Williamtown:
What: Hawk 127 aircraft from Number 76 Squadron will be conducting a flying display and flypast.
When: 12:00-1:00pm – Friday, 24 June 2016.
Where: RAAF Base Williamtown, New South Wales.
Three Hawk 127 jets from Number 76 Squadron will be conducting formation manoeuvring overhead Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown on Friday, 24 June. The flying will take place at approximately 12:00pm in support of Number 50 and 51 Introductory Fighter Course graduations and Number 76 Squadron Family Day activities. The aircraft will form Echelon, Victory and Arrowhead formations including a ‘bomb burst’.
360fly video onboard from 4 Ship HAwk display at Warbirds Over Wanaka 2016
A solo Hawk 127 will then separate from the flying formation and conduct an aerial display over the Base before joining the remaining jets to conduct a simulated ‘airfield attack’. The solo handling display will be conducted at 200 metres above ground level and fly at speeds up to 1000km/h.
360Fly video onboard Solo Hawk display at Warbirds Over Wanaka 2016
In addition, a formation of up to six aircraft will conduct a low ‘initial and pitch’ during the same flying sequence.
Residents should note that these dates and times are subject to change due to operational requirements. Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military activity. Air Force appreciates the ongoing support of the Port Stephens community during these training activities.
For further information on Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown flying activities, members of the community are encouraged to ring Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown on 1800 033 200.