Josh Chaffey just sent us in these images of the F/A-18F Super Hornet flyover during lunch today!
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This little gem has gone up on YouTube:
Meet Lisa, Kate & Emma from Canberra – whose dad is hot air balloon pilot!
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As promised there was a flyover this afternoon of the Air Force’s retiring C-130H warhorse transport.
As expected the RAAF was ten minutes late. But it was a good bit of fun.
Here’s a slideshow.
Strolling up Mt Ainslie this morning I was excited to see three FA/18 Hornets approaching from the south. They made quite a sight as they turned away to the north west and with my 20/20 vision I was just able to track them as they made a long orbit way to the south before a [...]
The handover of Air Marshal Mark Binskin to Air Marshal Geoff Brown brought a better than average flypast to Kings Avenue this lunchtime.
A Rhino, two old model Hornets, and a Hawk!
Here they are on approach:
And here they go over Russell:
Today marks the 90th birthday of the Royal Australian Air Force. To that end there was a ceremony at their memorial on Anzac Parade and a fly past.
Tight formation flying? Maybe a display of Hornets, Hawks, Super Hornets and Wedgetails?
Er no. Anzac Parade was the disgrace we have become familiar with in the long years [...]
After 37 years, the venerable F-111 “Pig” is being retired from service in December. Today marks the aircraft’s final visit to Canberra, with a flyover marking Vietnam Veterans’ Day.
No idea about the exact time – unfortunately the ADF don’t seem to have put out a media release.
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Deye has sent in some pictures from today’s airport open day, with a particular focus on the F/A-18 Hornet’s aerobatic display.
Calculus400 has posted some reasonable video on YouTube:
[ 24 April, 2008; 10:20 am; ] The ADF has announced here that a RAAF “C-130J Hercules will conduct a flyover of the nation’s capital as the Olympic Torch conducts its journey through Canberra.”
“The aircraft will fly above Anzac Parade from south to north no lower than 75 metres.”
“The flyover will occur at approximately 10.20am on Thursday, 24 April 2008.”
The media release [...]
[ 31 March, 2008; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] For everyone out there who likes noisy military jet aircraft, well this might be just the thing for you!
AIR FORCE CANBERRA FLYOVER AND COMMEMMORATION CEREMONY RECOGNISES 87 YEARS
WHAT: The Royal Australian Air Force will celebrate its 87th birthday this Monday, 31 March 2008.
WHEN: The event will commence at 1.00pm.
WHO: The Parliamentary Secretary [...]