A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules A97-440 will be at Wondai airport this weekend for tactical training exercises.
A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules A97-440 will be at Wondai airport this weekend for tactical training exercises. CPL David Gibbs

Air force training in Wondai skies

MEMBERS of the Australian Air Force will be flying high in the Wondai skies this weekend.

The C-130J Hercules aircraft will be conducting night and weekend training missions in Wondai from tomorrow as part of the No. 37 Squadron Tactical Training Exercise.

The Tactical Training Exercise is the culmination of six months of C-130J Hercules training for a small group of instructors and co-pilots.

Wondai aircraft enthusiasts will enjoy a variety of airdrop operations, tactical airfield landings, formation and low-level flight.

The Tactical Training Exercise comprise the final missions before members apply their skills on real operations around the world.

Individual trainees have spent over 100 hours in simulation before validating skills on live training missions.

The Hercules aircraft will be hard too miss in the South Burnett skies and the aerial training sessions will take place between 1pm and into the evening until 12.30am each day.

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