30 noiembrie 2021

Australia Bids Farewell to the Classic Hornet Fighter

ainonline.com

November 29 marked the final day for the Boeing F/A-18A/B Hornet fighter in Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) service. The retirement of the ‘classic’ Hornet was commemorated in an event held at RAAF Williamtown, New South Wales, which was attended by Australian defense minister, Peter Dutton, and chief of the Air Force, Air Marshal Mel Hupfeld. On the previous day, a Hornet made the type’s last public appearance during the Wings over Illawarra Airshow.The final seven classic Hornets departed [...]