WHAT: Army helicopters from the Army Aviation Centre Oakey will rehearse for their Riverfire display on Saturday
WHERE: Over western Brisbane to the South Bank reach of the Brisbane River.
WHEN: Wednesday, 23 September 4pm – 6.30pm
WHO: Air crews
Two Army ARH Tigers (Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter) and two MRH Taipans (Multi Role Helicopter) will provide handling displays over the South Bank reach of the Brisbane River as part of the Riverfire celebrations on Saturday 23 September.
The helicopters will rehearse their exciting display this Wednesday (23 September), between 4pm and 6.30pm.
Throughout the flypast, the helicopters will fly at or above 70m (200ft) over the CBD and built up areas and not below 15m (50ft) over the Brisbane River.
They will firstly fly over the Brisbane CBD, continue up the arms of the Brisbane River and back over north and south of the CBD before returning to the Army Aviation Centre Oakey..
Brisbane residents and CBD workers should not be alarmed to see the distinctive military helicopters flying low through the city.