The F/A-18F Super Hornets will thrill crowds when they fly over Brisbane and Amberley this afternoon.
The F/A-18F Super Hornets will thrill crowds when they fly over Brisbane and Amberley this afternoon. RAAF

Expect super show as Hornets buzz Brisbane and Amberley

A LARGE formation of RAAF Super Hornets are currently flying a two hour training mission over large parts of Queensland and Northern NSW.

Up to 12 aircraft are involved in the mission - the last official one scheduled for this year.

The aircraft left Amberley Air Force Base at 2pm, heading south towards Evans Head in NSW before heading north to the Gold Coast, North Stradbroke island, Moreton Island and Bribie Island.

The Super Hornets will continue their mission over the Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Rainbow Beach.

The impressive aircraft are expected to fly over the Brisbane CBD at about 3.30pm from east to west at a height of 610m before returning to Amberley at 3.38pm.

Where to catch the Super Hornets:

  • Evans Heads: 2.20 - 2.30pm
  • Gold Coast: 2.44pm
  • North Stradbroke Island: 2.51pm
  • Moreton Island: 2.55pm
  • Bribie Island: 2.58pm
  • Sunshine Coast: 3.01pm
  • Noosa: 3.03pm
  • Rainbow Beach: 3.07pm
  • Brisbane CBD: 3.30pm
  • Amberley: 3.38pm