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Shogun and Pirate sections [2 X FA 18] were operating at Flight Level 310 in the Mudgee/Cowra area when VHF communications became poor and, at times, impossible. As a result Sydney air traffic control were unable to pass traffic alerting information for the descent phase of the operation. Subsequent communications were established during the descent and there was no breakdown in separation.
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General details
Date: 28 July 1992 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 11:00 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Air-ground-air 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 20 May 1993 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Final  
 
Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas Corp. 
Aircraft model: F/A-18A 
Aircraft registration: PIRATE 
Sector: Jet 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Williamtown
Destination:Williamtown
Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas Corp. 
Aircraft model: F/A-18A 
Aircraft registration: SHOGUN 
Sector: Jet 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Williamtown
Destination:Williamtown
 
 
 
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