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The leading edge : innovation, technology and people in Australia's Flying Doctor Service

Author: Stephen Langford
Publisher: Crawley, W.A. UWA Publishing, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The advent of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the 1930s was a testimony to Australian innovation and ingenuity. Much as been written about the early history of this iconic organisation, adapting aircraft and pedal radios to meet the needs of people in vast remote areas. In this book, Dr Stephen Langford, the Service's longest serving medico, provides a compelling account of the Service since the late 1970s.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Langford
ISBN: 9781742588148 174258814X
OCLC Number: 927166304
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Responsibility: Dr Stephen Langford.

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The advent of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the 1930s was a testimony to Australian innovation and ingenuity. Much as been written about the early history of this iconic organisation, adapting aircraft and pedal radios to meet the needs of people in vast remote areas. In this book, Dr Stephen Langford, the Service's longest serving medico, provides a compelling account of the Service since the late 1970s. Langford's history emphasises the technology and innovation that has enabled the RFDS to remain at the forefront of aeromedical care.

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