Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

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Tuesday, 26 March 2013

US Navy Super Hornets head home

The US Navy Super Hornets departed Townsville today heading back to their home base Atsugi, Japan.

In a co-ordinated departure the F/A18's departed Townsville while the KC-10 Air Refueller departed Cairns to meet up for their journey north.
DORY11 callsign was used by the lead F/A18E and RCH061 callsign was used by the KC10.

Six F/A18E's were recorded departing Townsville for Atsugi.
166861 NF302, 166870 NF312, 166868 NF310, 166864 NF305, 166863 NF304, 166869 NF311.

The KC10 86-0029 departed Cairns for Andersen AFB.


A special thanks to Dave for covering this exercise from Townsville.

F/A18E 166868 NF310 departing Townsville



F/A18E 166861 NF302 departing Townsville


F/A18E 166870 NF312 departing Townsville


86-0029 KC10 at Cairns


86-0029 KC10 departing Cairns


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