Royal Flying Doctors recently took delivery of more King Airs


The Royal Flying Doctors Service Eastern Division has recently taken delivery of five new King Air turboprops, two side cargo door King Air 350Cs and three B200C aircraft

RFDS King AirHawker Beechcraft and its
local distributor, Hawker Pacific, today announced the recent delivery of a
fleet of five King Air turboprops to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS)
Eastern Division in Australia.
The two King Air 350C (cargo door variant) and three King Air B200C aircraft
join a fleet of air ambulance aircraft operated on contract for New South Wales
Department of Health – Air Ambulance. The delivery of the King Air 350C
aircraft marks the first of this type into service for the RFDS. 

“The King Air turboprops are
the ideal choice for the Royal Flying Doctors air ambulance missions as they
feature large pressurized, environmentally controlled cabins with high cruise
speeds and the payload/range required to expeditiously transport critical-care
patients,” said Jay Gibson, vice president, Special Missions and Corporate
Government Relations. “Additionally, the King Airs are capable of operating
from short, unimproved runways, providing additional flexibility during
critical situations in the remote areas of Australia.”