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Title: GUESS WHAT COUPERS!!!!!??!?!?!?!?!
Post by: gibbo_335 on January 31, 2014, 02:28:39 AM
Well it has been a little while since my last post, BUT I thought an update would be good, so here goes.....................

After working for nearly two years flying as a freightdawg  ::drinking:: ::drinking:: I have just accepted one of Australias best aviation jobs!!!!  YES ME  ;D
I have been accepted into the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) and will be based right smack bang in the centre of this massive country in Alice Springs!!!!! YIPPPPPEEEEEEE  ::bow::
::wave:: ::wave::I CANNOT CONTAIN MY EXCITEMENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::wave::
Will be flying the mighty PC-12 (YES RC the Platypus  ::cowboy::) two of the Paint schemes are below the bottom one is flying past Uluru or as most people outside OZ know it as Ayres Rock!!! I start with them in the first week of March.....HOW KEWL IS THAT?!?!?!?!
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Post by: Busdriver on January 31, 2014, 06:28:11 PM
Congrats, sounds good  8)
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Post by: G-man on February 01, 2014, 07:32:26 AM
Kewl F*CKIN beans dude.....
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Post by: gibbo_335 on February 01, 2014, 07:39:14 AM
Thanks Gman finally have the job I have always wanted cheers   ::drinking::
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Post by: FlyboyGil on February 01, 2014, 09:38:20 PM
BEER DOUSING AND STRIPPERS FOR THE AUSSIE!!!!!!!!! Cheers mate!!  |:)\ |:)\ ::drinking:: ::drinking::
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Post by: Baradium on February 02, 2014, 05:42:23 PM
Congrats!
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Post by: Ragwing on February 07, 2014, 03:36:33 PM
FANTastic GMan
You deserve it
Ragwing
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Post by: Mike on February 08, 2014, 09:40:56 PM
BEER DOUSING AND STRIPPERS FOR THE AUSSIE!!!!!!!!! Cheers mate!!  |:)\ |:)\ ::drinking:: ::drinking::

I CONCUR!

Congrats Gibbo!
How cool is it to have the job you've always wanted! I hope it's as awesome as you had envisioned it!!

Keep us posted on your whereabouts and progress!!
 |:)\ |:)\ |:)\ |:)\ |:)\
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Post by: Oddball on April 08, 2014, 10:46:03 AM
Well done Cobber  ;) :D
As long as that flight you promised me is not a MediVac  :P
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Post by: gibbo_335 on April 08, 2014, 11:01:35 AM
Hahaha Oddy well just be careful when you are over here  ::knockedout::  ::drinking::
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Post by: gibbo_335 on April 08, 2014, 11:04:23 AM
Quick update, signed to line on Saturday night!!! Am now a fully fledged RFDS Pilot  ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::drinking::  and a couple of photos for ya'll
First photos is the PC12 sitting on the "ramp" at  Haasts Bluff
Second one at Mount Davies
Third parked at Ernabella
Lotsa red clay and dirt strips to keep things exciting
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Post by: FlyboyGil on April 08, 2014, 11:38:37 PM
BEER DOUSING AND STRIPPERS FOR THE CRAZY AUSSIE!!!!  ::drinking:: ::drinking:: Congrats there, dingo! :)
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Post by: gibbo_335 on April 08, 2014, 11:40:30 PM
Thanks Gilly  ::drinking::
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Post by: Baradium on April 13, 2014, 02:10:30 AM
Nice shots gibs!

Congrats on getting on the line,  sounds like a blast
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Post by: TheSoccerMom on April 27, 2014, 07:08:29 PM
Awww, Gibby!!!!!!!             

I am SO SO SO happy for you, and so proud of you, you have worked so hard for all this!!!     ::bow::

Congratulations!!!  I feel like telling everybody I know -- hey wait, I think I WILL!!!!      :D

Here's a Toast to You and the RFDS!!!!        ::drinking::

(Man, this is better than a movie!  Crikeys mate!!!!!!!!)     ::rofl::
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Post by: gibbo_335 on April 27, 2014, 10:30:04 PM
MOM!!!!!!!!!! YOU'RE BACK!!!!!  |:)\ ::cowboy:: ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::drinking::

Thanks Mom,

It has been a great story so far, thanks for all your support over the past few yeas! I finally got here and sooooo happy!
Will send you a message soon. ::type::
Cheers
Gibbo

PS thanks to all of you guys here in the coup for the support, lotsa love in here  ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::drinking::

Sending you guys cheers from FL220 (R/C this is one of the PC12/45 Legacy birds)
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Post by: FlyboyGil on April 29, 2014, 10:58:31 PM
What's that? You kinda look like you know how to fly that thing!  ;D
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Post by: gibbo_335 on May 05, 2014, 11:55:48 PM
 ::rofl:: HAHAHAH Gilly, nearly mate  ::thinking:: ::cowboy::
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