Category Archives: Flying 4 The Doctors

Glenn’s journey of recovery and courage

New Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section pilot Glenn Todhunter (right) knows what it’s like to be a patient in a medical emergency. In 1995, while on leave as a Black Hawk helicopter pilot from the Australian army, he … Continue reading

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Flying 4 The Doctors – What a Welcome Home!

On Tuesday 19th April we landed in Sydney’s Bankstown Airport, and what a welcome we received. Friends, family, members of our support team, the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the media were all there. The support we have received since … Continue reading

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Flying 4 The Doctors are Homeward Bound

Jeremy Rowsell and Jim Hazelton, who are following in the pioneering steps of Charles Kingsford Smith and other aviators, are scheduled to arrive back in Sydney’s Bankstown airport this morning, Tuesday 19th April, at around 8.30 am AEST. As they … Continue reading

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Flying 4 The Doctors – video footage of the flight

Here are a few videos we’ve received from Jim and Jeremy as they cross The Pacific. A view inside the Beechcraft Bonanza A36 with Jim on the radio. Side by side, Jim and Jeremy cross The Pacific. Looking out the window … Continue reading

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Flying 4 The Doctors land in Hawaii

So all the prep training and talking was over – it was time to go (fly from California to Hawaii). We had a good practice run when the HF radio failed but now I was itching to be gone. I … Continue reading

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Flying 4 The Doctors New Take-off Time Announced

Following the aborted first leg of the Flying 4 The Doctors flight across the Pacific from USA to Australia, which follows in the footsteps of Australian pioneer aviator, Charles Kingsford-Smith, a new take-off time has been announced. “We spoke to … Continue reading

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Flying 4 The Doctors from California to Hawaii

It’s not long now till Jim and I set off from California for Hawaii. For all those following us from Australia we are scheduled to depart at approximately 12:00am AEST. This leg of our journey is the longest where we … Continue reading

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