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    Australia Air Ambulances


    RACQ Life Flight Queensland

    1981 to present    







    life flight racq australia

    Established 1981 as Gold Coast Helicopter Rescue Service to serve Queensland community. Since 1993 part of RACQ (Royal Automobile Club of Queensland) and known as RACQ CareFlight. On July 2016 changed name to LifeFlight

    As of 2020 operates 5 AW139, 3 Bell 412, 1 Bk117 and a AS350 that completed more than 2000 missions last year. Two of the AW139, one each in Toowoomba and Roma, operate under contract with a consortium of gas companies (Arrow Energy, Origin Energy, Queensland Gas Company and Santos) for the Surat Gas Aeromedical Service (SGAS)


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    Virtual Reality Training for Australian Ambulance, 09-Sep-20 : #VirtualReality RACQ LifeFlight Rescue from Queensland, Ausralia has a new virtual reality simulator for the AW139 and Bell 412 helicopters crews at the LifeFlight Training Academy

    Maintenance of LifeFlight Helicopters, 26-Aug-20 : #technicians RACQ LifeFlight air ambulance in Australia operates an hangar at Archerfield Airport in Brisbane for heavy maintenance of the helicopters

    10,000 Flight Hours for Australian LifeFlight AW139, 02-Aug-20 : Australian air ambulance RACQ LifeFlight serving Queensland reached 10,000 flying hours with its fleet of five Leonardo AW139 helicopters which were delivered between 2015 and 2018

    RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Flying in the Face of COVID-19, 21-Apr-20 : #coronavirus Australia air ambulance RACQ LifeFlight Rescue applied safety measures to ensure its helicopters remain on the frontline to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg Bell 412s and Toowoomba and Roma based AW139s were fitted with curtains to isolate the cockpit from the cabin

    1220 Rescue Missions for RACQ This Year, 09-Jun-17 : Australia RACQ’s rescue helicopter network, ( LifeFlight Rescue, CQ Rescue and Capricorn Helicopter Rescue ) clocked up more than 1220 missions so far this year

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