Tag Archives: Red Alert

Bob’s heart-stopping trip to Menindee Lake

Working as a bus driver, Bob Duke thought he was in robust good health. His job meant he had a medical examination every 12 months. While camping out at Menindee Lake earlier this year, however, he collapsed. “Everything was normal,” … Continue reading

Posted in A day in the life, Aviation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Flying 4 The Doctors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Flying 4 The Doctors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Flying 4 The Doctors: Survival Training Part 1

Jeremy Rowsell has been going through some rigorous and intense survival training in preparation for the Flying 4 The Doctors flight across the Pacific Ocean. There are obvious risks when a pilot attempts to emulate Charles Kingsford Smith’s 1928 trans-Pacific … Continue reading

Posted in Flying 4 The Doctors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On our way to our departure point in the USA

Jim and I have left Sydney and we are on our way to the US. The preparation and last minute dashing around is over, but what a week it has been. The survival at sea training was fantastic. Neil and … Continue reading

Posted in Flying 4 The Doctors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment