Previously, the organisation’s base would only receive location updates every two minutes meaning the 20 aircraft in its fleet would sometimes fly ‘off the map’
Bankstown Airport supports some 166 businesses, injecting almost $1bn to the state economy annually, making it a major contributor to the financial health of NSW, as well as a vital player in the provision of state-wide human services.
This story from the January/February 2019 edition of Australian Aviation by Chris Frame looks at the entry-into-service of the Pilatus PC-24 at the RFDS.
WRITER: CHRIS FRAME * There is a new lifesaver making its mark across the vast State of Western Australia – and it’s turning heads at the Avalon Airshow. Built in Switzerland and entering Australian service in December last year, it can usually be found as high as 45,000ft travelling at speeds of more than 400kts. […]