|VH-HRP "Choppa 8" at Gladstone Airport in November (File photo)|
VH-HRP "Choppa 8" has been in Townsville where it participated in the RAAF's Exercise High Sierra 16-2 - the final training exercise for pilots graduating from Number 2 Operational Conversion Unit. No. 2OCU Squadron which operates out of RAAF Base Williamtown. The Exercise took place around Townsville throughout November and into December with the participating RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18B Hornet and Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter aircraft returning home to their respective bases earlier in the week.
Photo taken by 'Mick' ©