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F-35A Lightning II flypast in support of the Funeral of Air Marshal John ‘Jake Newham AC (Retd)

Up to four Royal Australian Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft from No. 3 Squadron will conduct a low-level flypast over Macquarie Park Cemetery Sydney as a mark of respect for the funeral of Air Marshal John ‘Jake’ Newham AC (Retd).

Lightning Ii

DATE:                         Friday 20 January 2023

TIME:                          Between 11.15am – 11.30am

 VENUE:                     Macquarie Park Cemetery Sydney, New South Wales

The F-35A Lightning II aircraft will conduct a holding pattern in the air space in the vicinity of RAAF Base Richmond.

All low-level flying activities are conducted within strict safety and operational guidelines.

Flying is subject to change, including short notice cancellation, due to variables such as air traffic control requirements, weather, and operational availability.

Noise reduction and the environment are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying. Information on aircraft noise and current flying activities is available at or by calling 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362).

Further information about the F-35A Lightning II can be found at:

F-35A Lightning II | Royal Australian Air Force


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