How bigger RFDS planes will work with small rural airstrips

Sally Gall
Updated June 11 2024 - 6:50pm, first published 5:00pm
The Beechcraft King Air B360CHW turboprop aircraft being introduced by the Royal Flying Doctor Service Queensland section. Picture: Supplied
The Beechcraft King Air B360CHW turboprop aircraft being introduced by the Royal Flying Doctor Service Queensland section. Picture: Supplied

Concerns around the Royal Flying Doctor Service adding larger planes to its fleet servicing regional Queensland and what that would mean for rural communities with small runways have been allayed.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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