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Wednesday, 15th May 2019

Visited Royal Flying Doctor Service Jandakot Base

As Patron of the Royal Flying Doctor Service WA the Governor visited the Jandakot base to view the organisation’s new PC-24 aircraft.

 The aircraft has been re-purposed with a state-of-the-art aero medical fit out that serves as an in-flight emergency ward. Funded with assistance from Rio Tinto, Commonwealth Government and Lotterywest.

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Governor with men in aeroplane

The Governor on the PC-24 aircraft with Dr Andrew Hooper, Head of Medical (seated) and Albi Unger, Chief Pilot (standing)

Governor with men and women standing in front of small plane in hangar

The Governor with staff from the Royal Flying Doctor Service WA (L-R) Mike Chadwick Senior Engineer; Andy Lewis, Manager – Engineering; Geoff Horsley, General Manager, Aviation; Robert Slocombe, Director; Rebecca Tomkinson, CEO; Dr Andrew Hooper, Head of Medical; Albi Unger, Chief Pilot and Peter Naglewicz, Pilot – Head of Check and Training