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RAAF conducts Avalon 2019 preview

written by australianaviation.com.au | February 22, 2019

A screenshot from the RAAF 2019 Avalon Airshow preview flight. (Defence)
A screenshot from the RAAF 2019 Avalon Airshow preview flight. (Defence)

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has given Melbourne a glimpse of what to expect when the 2019 Australian International Airshow Aerospace and Defence Exposition at Avalon kicks off next week

On Friday, the RAAF flew a C-130J Hercules, C-17A Globemaster and two F/A-18A/B Hornets over the Melbourne city, Port Phillip Bay and Geelong.

Highlights of the Friday’s media flight released by Defence can be found on the Australian Aviation YouTube channel:

The 2019 Avalon Airshow runs from Tuesday February 26 to Sunday March 3.

Confirmed civil and military aircraft that will be on display can be found on the Avalon Airshow website here.

In addition to the flying display, there is trade and industry component, as well as a conference program that looks at topics such as drones, space, aviation safety and defence science and technology


The team at Australian Aviation will be on the ground producing the “Show Daily”, as well as writing stories, recording podcasts and capturing all the big images from the event.

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