In a co-ordinated departure the F/A18's departed Townsville while the KC-10 Air Refueller departed Cairns to meet up for their journey north.
DORY11 callsign was used by the lead F/A18E and RCH061 callsign was used by the KC10.
Six F/A18E's were recorded departing Townsville for Atsugi.
166861 NF302, 166870 NF312, 166868 NF310, 166864 NF305, 166863 NF304, 166869 NF311.
The KC10 86-0029 departed Cairns for Andersen AFB.
A special thanks to Dave for covering this exercise from Townsville.
|F/A18E 166868 NF310 departing Townsville|
|F/A18E 166861 NF302 departing Townsville|
|F/A18E 166870 NF312 departing Townsville|
|86-0029 KC10 at Cairns|
|86-0029 KC10 departing Cairns|