Royal Australian Air Force F / A-18A Hornet is honored to be retired

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This warrior used the first Australian-made weapon in Operation Falconer in 2003 and was also used in Operation Okra in 2016-2017.

The aircraft was partially disassembled for transport and reassembled by Boeing Defense Australia at the Treloar Technology Center in November 2020.

An official ceremony is scheduled to deliver the F / A-18A Hornet A21-022 to the Australian War Memorial in December 2020.

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That country’s Defense Industry Minister Melissa Price said the arrival of the F / A-18A Hornet A21-022 would be an important step in preserving the history of the Australian War, stressing, “This is an aircraft made specifically for the RAAF

A Royal Australian Air Force F / A-18A Hornet ends its days at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

The A21-022 was retired on May 14, 2020 after 30 years of service in which it completed a total of 6,131 flight hours with the Royal Australian Air Force.

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