Construction of new Royal Flying Doctor Service hangar progressing

VH-ZWO Pilatus PC-12/45 (MSN 467) of Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) in front of the new RFDS hangar under construction, at Jandakot Airport - Fri 28 October 2016. $3.9 million was provided by Lotterywest to construct the new hangar, which will be used for three Pilatus PC-24 jets being delivered to RFDS Western Operations. The first PC-24 arrives in early 2018, the second soon after and the third in 2019. One of the current hangars is on the right, with three Pilatus PC-12 turboprops undergoing maintenance inside. Photo © David Eyre
VH-ZWO Pilatus PC-12/45 (MSN 467) of Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) in front of the new RFDS hangar under construction, at Jandakot Airport – Fri 28 October 2016.
Photo © David Eyre
New Royal Flying Doctor Service hangar under construction, at Jandakot Airport - Fri 28 October 2016. $3.9 million was provided by Lotterywest to construct the new hangar, which will be used for three Pilatus PC-24 jets being delivered to RFDS Western Operations. The first PC-24 arrives in early 2018, the second soon after and the third in 2019. One of the current hangars is on the right, with three Pilatus PC-12 turboprops undergoing maintenance inside. Photo © David Eyre
New Royal Flying Doctor Service hangar under construction, at Jandakot Airport – Fri 28 October 2016. Photo © David Eyre

28 October 2016 © David Eyre

Construction of the new hangar for Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) is making progress.

In March 2016, the WA Government announced that $3.9 million was to be contributed by Lotterywest to construct the new hangar.

The hangar is needed for maintenance and storage of the three Pilatus PC-24 jets being delivered to RFDS Western Operations.

The first PC-24 arrives in early 2018, the second soon after and the third in 2019.

HB-VXA Pilatus PC-24 prototype (MSN P01) taking off on its first flight at Buochs Airport, Stans, Switzerland - Mon 11 May 2015. Photo © Pilatus
HB-VXA Pilatus PC-24 prototype (MSN P01) taking off on its first flight at Buochs Airport, Stans, Switzerland – Mon 11 May 2015. Photo © Pilatus

David Eyre

President, Aviation Association of WA Inc

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