Photos Of Combined Clubs Rally Bendigo 2021
Photos of the rally
18th National Rally at Albany WA
A selection of photos from the 18th National Rally held at Albany WA during October 2019.
Our First Jet Flight
Today is a historic day for RFDS Central Operations. Today we performed the first aeromedical retrieval of a patient in the new RFDS Medi-Jet 24, our purpose-built aeromedical jet.
The patient, a local resident, was airlifted from Alice Springs Hospital to Royal Melbourne Hospital after she fell critically-ill and required urgent care by neurological specialists at one of our country’s largest hospitals.
The direct flight in the RFDS Medi-Jet 24 from Alice Springs to Melbourne took just under two-and-a-half hours today. In one of our turbo-prop PC12 aircraft, this 1,870-kilometre mission would have taken over five hours, including a stop to re-fuel at Broken Hill along the way.
The intensive care in the air by our crews would have been the same, however a faster flight meant that this patient reached specialist care sooner and with a reduced window of risk of an unexpected medical complication during a longer journey.
Importantly, for all Centralians, the availability of the RFDS Medi-Jet 24 enabled our full complement of Alice Springs-based aircraft and aeromedical crews to remain in Central Australia to respond and care for residents and visitors to the region in their time of need.
For this, and on behalf of these patients, we say "thank you". Our vision for the world’s first purpose-built aeromedical jet was funded by the community – people like you – along with fellow supporters, donors, bequestors, volunteers and corporate and community partners.
The arrival of the RFDS Medi-Jet 24 will take us to the next level in delivering on our promise of providing the finest care to the furthest corner.
If you have not done so already, I encourage you to watch the short video (using the link below) showcasing the RFDS Medi-Jet 24, including some amazing outback footage of the jet performing its first dirt-strip landing on Australian soil during our final pilot and crew training program.
Thank you again for your support, take care and all the best,
Tony Vaughan ASM
Chief Executive Officer
Watch this video.
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