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A United States Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the18th Aggressor Squadron in Alaska and a RAAF F/A-18 Hornet from No. 2 Operational Conversion Unit conduct a training sortie in the airspace near RAAF Base Williamtown. Mid Caption: The Fighter Combat Instructor (FCI) course being conducted from 14 January to 28 June 2013 is an Air Combat Group lead course. The aim of the FCI course is to graduate expert leaders and instructors capable of tactics development, validation and instruction. This year, the FCI course will include F/A-18 Hornets and F/A-18F Super Hornet Pilots and Weapon System Officers, with adversary support being provided by No. 81 and No. 82 Wings along with the USAF F-16s from the 18th Aggressor Squadron, Alaska. Wednesday 20 February saw the first mission for the USAF F-16s from the 18th Aggressor Squadron who are providing superior adversary support to the FCI course at RAAF Base Williamtown. The Aggressors from Eielson Air Force Base Alaska are supporting the FCI course from 17 February to 20 March 2013 with ten F-16s and 120 support personnel.

Defence aircraft noise to be monitored under new agreement

AN independent review of defence force aircraft noise will be monitored under a new memorandum of understanding.

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DILLIGAFF - Bundamba
DILLIGAFF

Not this again, you choose to live near an air base you get noise. I for one am proud to hear them fly over and I do NOT care what time it is, or how loud it is. If you live in a city with an air base why would you then complain about noise ? Don't...

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A picture taken on January 23, 2015 shows the burial mask of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun, who ruled Egypt from 1334 to 1325 BC, at the Cairo museum in the Egyptian capital. An Egyptian conservation group said it would sue the antiquities minister over a 'botched' repair of the mask of Tutankhamun that left a crust of dried glue on the priceless relic.

Tutankhamun's beard 'snapped off and stuck back on'

IT'S unlikely to be one that dramatically alters the course of ancient history, but yet another question mark hangs low and heavy under pharaoh Tutankhamun.

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These antiquities are far better off in European Museums, like the Elgin Marbles. It is only rampant nationalism that leads to their retention and the use of poorly trained/paid and ignorant "curators" damaging world-significant items in Cairo's...

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