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24/7 service uninterrupted by Broome base fire

03 Jan 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (WA) is continuing its 24/7 service in the Kimberley despite a fire at its Broome base on Saturday night.

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Rio Tinto invests in a third aeromedical jet for RFDS Western Operations fleet

19 Feb 2020

A third Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet is set to join the RFDS Western Operations fleet in 2022.

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Weighing a RFDS PC-12 Aircraft

17 Feb 2020

When our PC-12 aircraft arrive from the Pilatus factory in Switzerland, the plane undergoes an aeromedical fit-out, performed by our specialist engineers. The 760 hour fit-out equips the aircraft to serve as an intensive care unit in the sky.

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Meet the Team Monday

Meet the Team Monday

12 Feb 2020

"I am really proud and privileged to work here at the RFDS!"

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Flying Doctor's world-first aeromedical jet on show for Australia Day

24 Jan 2020

RFDS Western Operations chief pilot Albin Unger will be operating the Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet aircraft as it does two laps around the iconic Swan River at the City of Perth sky show event on Sunday at approximately 4.45pm.

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Flying Doctor appoints Joanne Farrell to Board of Directors

Flying Doctor appoints Joanne Farrell to Board of Directors

11 Dec 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations (RFDS WO) has welcomed Joanne Farrell to its Board of Directors.

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Midwifery scholarship in memory of Savanna Addis

27 Nov 2019

A midwifery scholarship commemorating the life of inspirational Western Australian Savanna Addis has been established in a joint partnership between the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Rural Health West.

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Flying Doctor showcases unique aero medical skills at 2019 Mining Emergency Response Competition

25 Nov 2019

Western Australia's Flying Doctor crew showcased the preparation and considerations made when aero medically retrieving a patient with burn injuries at the 2019 Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC) held at Langley Park, November 22-24.

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RFDS Pilot Makes a Surprise Visit to Kent Street Senior High School

18 Nov 2019

RFDS Pilot, Drazen Tolic surprised Harrison Clarke during his aviation class to thank him for his generous donation to the Flying Doctor. Harrison, a year seven student, donated his birthday money to the RFDS this year in support of the service that has cared for his grandfather and close friend.

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