On 31 March 2021, the Royal Australian Air Force will mark its 100th anniversary with a mass flypast over Canberra – a rare and exciting opportunity to see a wide range of current and historic military aircraft!
Watch the ABC's live broadcast here from 10am ADST.
More than 60 aircraft will fly in waves over Lake Burley Griffin from 10:30am. This spectacular flypast will culminate with a full display by the Roulettes aerobatic team.
A map of the flight path and a full list of the aircraft involved and timings of the flypast can also be downloaded. Please note: this program is subject to change.
To view a map of suggested viewing points around Lake Burley Griffin, click here.
For people who are considering finding a nice location to watch the Spectacular Aircraft Flypast, please remember to practice all of your regular COVID Safe behaviours to help keep Canberra safe and strong.
- If the area you visit is crowded or busy, consider finding another location that’s quieter
- When you find a location you are happy with, ensure you keep your distance from other groups or spectators
- If you’re unwell, please stay at home
- Continue to practise good hand and respiratory hygiene when you are out and about
If you cannot travel to Canberra, you can enjoy the flypast through ABC TV’s live outside broadcast, commencing at 10am local time.
All Air Force 2021 events will be COVID-compliant and in line with state and territory requirements. Please refer to this event page for updates.
For further information, including event updates, information about participating aircraft and viewing locations around Canberra, please refer to this event page and subscribe to our newsletter.