Classic Hornet completes final operational conversion mission

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Classic Hornet completes final operational conversion mission (0.39 mins)

On 14-16 Oct 19, Number 2 Operational Conversion Unit completed its final F/A-18A/B Classic Hornet operational conversion mission at Salt Ash Air Weapons Range. The mission represented a key milestone in the phased-draw down of 2OCU Classic Hornet operations – which cease in Dec 2019. The RAAF F/A-18A/B Classic Hornet platform is planned to be withdrawn from service in Dec 2021; and is currently being replaced by the F-35A Lighting II.

Publish Date 17 Oct 2019
Tags V20192585
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