Owen was recently featured in the Southern Highlands magazine “Snap Shot”
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The target of $10,000 in funds raised by ‘There and Back’ for the RFDS has been achieved! Thank you to everyone who has contributed.
As if ‘There and Back’ hadn’t kicked enough goals, this final milestone rounds of the flight with a wonderful sense of completion. The most recent donation was made by someone preferring to remain anonymous, but was dedicated to the memory of my Dad and ...Continue Reading →
Another milestone has been surpassed today when donations reached the $2,000 level!
Thank you to all those who have contributed. As departure looms on May 5th, this is a great start that can only be built upon further when the Jabiru’s wheels leave the ground at Bundaberg in 12 days time.
Thanks so much to one and all. Please dig deep and donate a ‘Dollar for the ...Continue Reading →
Thanks to every one of you we’re well on the way to our target of $10,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
The May 5th departure is still some weeks off, but the interest out their in the community is evident by the emails, phone calls and donations that are coming in.
EVERYONE can play a part in the lead up to flying ‘There and Back’. Tell your friends, family ...Continue Reading →
Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the Royal Flying Doctor Service through ‘There and Back’ so far.
We haven’t even left the ground yet and the first $1,000 has almost been raised. What a great effort!
Remember that every little bit helps, so whatever you can afford to ‘chip in’ toward this worthy cause it will all be greatly appreciated. Be it a dollar or five, it adds up very quickly ...Continue Reading →
Well the ‘There and Back’ Jabiru was completed and ready to test fly this week. Unfortunately, the weather intervened and the first flight was not possible as evidenced in this photo from the team at Jabiru.
With the aircraft ready and other aspects of organisation in full swing, the around Australia flight now seems to be just around the corner. The days to May 5th are counting down.
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RFDS WINS NSW AIR AMBULANCE TENDER
The decision to award the tender for the state’s air ambulance services to the Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS) has been hailed as a great result for western New South Wales. There were concerns the RFDS would lose the 10-year contract to Regional Express subsidiary Pel Air as has happened in Victoria. The RFDS says winning the tender for another 10 years ...Continue Reading →
“RFDS RAISES FUNDS WITH ROUND THE WORLD ‘FLIGHT’:
A team of 20 pilots and support crew are preparing to ‘fly’ a Boeing 747-400 simulator around the world in November to raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section.
The World Flight Australia team will takeoff on their virtual flight from Sydney on Monday November 2 and will visit 44 cities worldwide, including Moscow, Vienna, Dublin, Bermuda, ...Continue Reading →
PRESS RELEASE 28th SEPTEMBER 2009
‘There and Back’ in a Jabiru!
The team at ‘There and Back’ is proud to announce that Jabiru Aircraft of Bundaberg Australia has come on board as a major sponsor, providing an aircraft from the Jabiru range to undertake next year’s around Australia flight.
The aircraft will be a Jabiru J230 and its production will commence in the new year. The subsequent construction of ...Continue Reading →