Life saving rescue results in Paralympic gold
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Meet the Crew - The Pilot, Air Crew Officer and Rescue Crew Officer. Oh, and of course the helicopters!
6 min 25 secs
Take a tour of the Base and learn what the Crew do when they aren't out on a mission.
3 min 58 secs
Learn about the procedures involved in making sure each rescue is the most successful it can be.
5 min 09 secs
Uncover interesting facts about the Service and get to see more of the great missions that the Crew carry out.
5 min 59 secs
Join Kiki and Rescue Crew Officer, Legge as they take us around the Base to discover more about the Service and its great people.
4 min 43 secs
Kiki learns about the equipment the Rescue Crew require on an average day and on special rescues, plus she looks around an actual helicopter.
4 min 20 secs
Preparation and communication are essential to a successful rescue. Learn more about what this means to the WLRHS.
5 min 30 secs
All the action and drama that a real life rescue involves. Our Crew friends carry out two incredible rescues at sea and on land.
4 min 44 secs
Today it’s your turn to be part of the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Crew! Learn as the team takes you through the rescue process step by step. Look out for class question time!
4 min 50 secs
Behind every rescue is a special story. Go behind the scenes with the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service and hear three incredible rescue stories from brave survivors.
6 secs 58 min
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service is trained to work in all sorts of environments, including the bush, sea and even the snow! Discover how the crews tackle the diverse Australian terrains during rescue situations.
5 min 07 secs