Air Force Flies in to Celebrate 75-Year Association With Mildura

Sunraysia residents will be treated to three flyovers from a single F/A-18A Hornet and a World War II vintage Boomerang fighter on Saturday, 8 April, from 12-noon, along Langtree Avenue, Mildura.

The flyovers are part of Number 2 Operational Conversion Unit’s (2OCU) 75th Anniversary parade.

 Boomerang 4sqn (AWM PO2531.013)

After midday the Hornet and the Boomerang fighter will conduct a two aircraft flyover with the vintage Boomerang fighter following the Hornet pass.

The fighter jets will overfly members of Australian Air Force Cadets Number 623 Squadron and a small contingent of 2OCU personnel from Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown, north of Newcastle.

There is also a small open day at the Mildura Airport (hangar) on Sunday, 9 April, to let people have a look at the combat aircraft – an F/A-18A Hornet, a Wirraway and a Kittyhawk between 10am and 2pm.

 

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