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Super Hornet Fly Over at Amberley

The first five of 24 Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornets for the Royal Australian Air Force have arrived in Australia at its largest air force base, Amberley in Queensland. The F/A-18Fs are Canberra’s first new combat aircraft in 25 years. More here, including an update on Boeing’s efforts to sell the Super Hornet to other countries.Here’s my […]

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Super Hornets in New Zealand

Yesterday the first 5 of 24 Super Hornets arrived in Australia from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California. The Super Hornets’ trip across the Pacific involved multiple stops, including in Auckland where AirSpace photographer Peter Clark (NZpeteair) snapped these photos. On the ground at Auckland Departing Auckland for Amberley Peter also captured two accompanying aircraft, […]

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Australia’s Super Hornet Timeline

In about 14 hours the first 5 of 24 F/A-18F Super Hornets for the Royal Australian Air Force will touch down for the first time on Australian soil at Amberley Air Force Base, southwest of Brisbane in Queensland.Wings Down Under will be at the base for the event. You can follow me on Twitter for […]

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