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Hornet Diversion Training in Richmond, NSW

Heads Up for some action in the dark around RAAF Richmond Tuesday and Wednesday.

What:     F/A-18 Hornet Diversion training

When:     Tuesday 26 July and Wednesday 27 July, 6.00pm until 10.30pm

Where:     Royal Australian Air Force Base Richmond, New South Wales and surrounding airspace

RAAF F/A-18A Hornet A21-49 77SQN 70th Anniversary scheme
RAAF F/A-18A Hornet A21-49 77SQN 70th Anniversary scheme

Up to eight F/A-18A/B Hornet aircraft will be conducting divert training to Royal Australian Air Force Base Richmond 26 to 27 July 2016.

The aircraft will depart Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown at approximately 6.00pm and will conduct an instrument approach at Royal Australian Air Force Base Richmond before returning to Williamtown at approximately 10.30pm. The aircraft will individually depart the base in 15 minute intervals.

RAAF F/A-18A Hornet A21-29 75SQN "Top Hat" scheme
RAAF F/A-18A Hornet A21-29 75SQN “Top Hat” scheme

Noise management and environment impact are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying.

Air Force appreciates the support it receives from the Richmond community during this flying activity.

RAAF F/A-18B Hornet A21-116 2OCU SQN
RAAF F/A-18B Hornet A21-116 2OCU SQN

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 Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown.

All flying is subject to change due to operational requirements.

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