Drama

RFDS: Royal Flying Doctor Service

Based on remarkable real-life stories, this gripping drama series follows the modern-day heroes of the Royal Flying Doctor Service as they navigate private lives as turbulent and profound as the heart-stopping emergencies they attend to across some of the most beautiful and inhospitable places in the Australian outback.

Episode 6

45m 46s

As Wayne battles with his decision to leave the RFDS, his family and Mira, it will take all his skill and a frantic medevac to Adelaide to save a patient. Meanwhile, another patient’s snakebite rattles a very phobic Pete, a situation that worsens when the patient has a panic attack on the plane. Pete and Eliza must calm the panicked flyers as a tense Mira works on an emergency landing.

Episodes

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    Episode 6

    S1 E6 - 45m 46s

    As Wayne battles with his decision to leave the RFDS, his family and Mira, it will take all his skill and a frantic medevac to Adelaide to save a patient. Meanwhile, another patient’s snakebite rattles a very phobic Pete, a situation that worsens when the patient has a panic attack on the plane. Pete and Eliza must calm the panicked flyers as a tense Mira works on an emergency landing.

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    Episode 8

    S1 E8 - 44m 41s

    Eliza must decide if she will stay or go back to London, as the team gathers for the annual RFDS fundraising ball. Pete is working at a remote clinic where a seemingly straightforward case of a boy with a concussion escalates into a violent and potentially fatal situation. Pete will have to employ some creative tactics to ensure the safety of everyone involved, including himself.

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    Episode 2

    S1 E2 - 42m 1s

    As he buries his loved ones, a shattered Pete has to adjust to his new reality. Returning to work, he finds himself on a retrieval with Eliza, Pete’s resentment towards her comes to a head during a tense mid-air birth. Meanwhile, Wayne struggles to diagnose a seizure-suffering astronomer. Taylor is determined to get back out to the homestead, but at what cost?

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    Episode 5

    S1 E5 - 44m 40s

    When a remote bush retrieval suddenly turns violent, the RFDS must treat one of their own caught in the crosshairs as they race against the sunset to get back in the air. And when Mira passes a horrific car accident along a remote highway, she is suddenly confronted with the challenge of trying to help without a plane and limited medical training.

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    Episode 7

    S1 E7 - 42m 58s

    A catastrophic explosion at an underground mine creates a mass-casualty incident, the RFDS are called in. But when treating a miner with severe burns they soon discover his brother is suffering life-threatening inhalation burns. With only one plane available, they call for backup. When one of the brothers starts experiencing dissociative hallucinations the team fear one of their own is to blame.

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    Episode 4

    S1 E4 - 45m 8s

    When a massive dust storm sweeps across the state, the RFDS face a harrowing retrieval when a patient takes a critical turn midair. And when a kangaroo takes out a plane on a remote airstrip, a patient faces losing his foot as the team are forced to make a difficult decision.

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    Episode 3

    S1 E3 - 44m 59s

    When a seven-year-old boy goes missing in the outback, it’s a race against time to find him, as the RFDS is called to help his injured father. But when a search party helicopter crashes, leaving the pilot in critical condition, the team faces a confrontation as they struggle to save a life in the most remote of locations.

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    Episode 1

    S1 E1 - 43m 27s

    New Senior Medical Officer Eliza Harrod is put to the test in one of her very first retrievals.

Extras + Features

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    Preview

    S1 - 30s

    A doctor escaping her past joins the Royal Flying Doctor Service on a day when a catastrophic emergency retrieval hits the team personally. Together they deal with the fallout, all while continuing their highly skilled work, fighting the clock and the elements to save people having the worst day of their lives.

Schedule

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