Tag Archives: Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith

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 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 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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Flying 4 The Doctors, Almost Ready To Go

Well, we’re almost ready to go and the past few days have been hectic. We took the plane for a final test flight over Kansas and I’m glad to report there was no problem. Said goodbye to Wichita and headed … Continue reading

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Launching Flying 4 The Doctors

What a week… it’s been really full on with a number of things happening. Firstly, getting the aeroplane ready has been a huge amount of work and the engine wasn’t quite ready so I’ve been on the phone to the … Continue reading

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