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RFDS responds to helicopter crash victims at Red Centre

18 Jan 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) undertook the aeromedical retrieval of four people on-board a helicopter when it crashed last night (17 January) near Yulara, close to Uluru in the Northern Territory.

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Thank you Dan Freeman

02 Feb 2015

When 15 year old Dan Freeman from Wonthaggi Secondary College called us late last year about a fundraising project he was working on as part of his Year 8 studies, we were surprised by this young man’s enthusiasm.

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John Kirwan, RFDS Tasmania inaugural Chief Executive Officer

RFDS Tasmania appoints inaugural CEO

07 Jan 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania announced the appointment of Mr John Kirwan as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer.

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Flying Doctor’s Cairns Base welcomes new aircraft just in time for Christmas

10 Dec 2014

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) today welcomed the arrival of the latest addition to its aeromedical aviation fleet – a new 2014 model Beechcraft B200 King Air aircraft for its Cairns Base.

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Aircraft

11 Aug 2014

"The King Air is a really strong aircraft," Magnus says. "It's got a strong undercarriage that's needed when we land in some pretty rough areas, like 900 metre dirt strips.

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