Hawk eye in the Coffs Coffs sky on Anzac Day
DON’T be alarmed to hear the roar of aircraft engines above your head this Monday.
It’s likely to be a Royal Australian Air Force Hawk 127 trainer aircraft in a flight over the Coffs Coast in an annual Anzac tribute.
From Number 76 Squadron at RAAF Base Williamtown, the Hawk will take off at 9am and is due to appear in the sky above Bowraville at 10.55am before heading north to Coffs Harbour where it should arrive around 11am.
The aircraft will then head north west before looping back to the Hunter Valley.
RAAF media spokesman, Flight Lieutenant Nick O’Connor, said the Hawk will conduct the flypast at approximately 500 feet above ground level and will travel at a speed of up to 450 knots.
“Defence thanks the Australian public for its ongoing support in remembering those who have paid the ultimate price in service to our nation,” he said.