This week at Casey

  • Image of Casey Station

    14 November 2008

    Blizzards were recorded on Friday and Saturday but during the week the weather has been pretty benign with overcast skies and light winds. Despite the lack of sun the solar glare is significant as evidenced by the water pouring down …

  • CASA 212 aircraft VHA 'Ginger' landing at Casey Skiway.

    21 November 2008

    The 2008 Casey winter officially ended at 12.40pm last Friday after 273 days when the 2 CASA 212 planes landed safely at Casey Skiway. The four pilots Jorn G, John L-S, Troy F and Rod R are no strangers to …

  • Team from the Whale Aerial Survey Programme

    19 December 2008

    Science On the Go A Whale Of A Time Continuing on from last summer, the whale aerial survey programme started again late last week and already has five flights completed. Using CASA-212 aircraft, a flight leader (Daniel) and four observers …

  • Incoming Casey Station Leader officially receives 'the key' to the Station

    12 December 2008

    Station Handover Shortly after Bob J compiled and filed his final "This week at Casey" last week, he handed the station over to Cookie on Thursday evening and the 62nd ANARE became the incumbents of Casey for the next twelve …

  • Expeditioner with birthday cake

    4 July 2008

    Just when mid winter was all over and we thought it was safe to hang up our drinking trousers for at least a day or two, there comes along a rush of birthdays. First up it was belts off tools …

  • CASA-212 aircraft 'VHB Gadget' and Chief Pilot Jorn.

    28 November 2008

    Richard served another delightful Saturday night dinner but after a quick bite, the 4 pilots, Tom, Tod and Luc departed for the Skiway and by 9.30pm, VHB Gadget soared into the sky and headed for Davis, arriving safely about 4.5 …

  • Casey Station Senior Weather Observer with smashed sonde and ruptured weather balloon.

    26 September 2008

    The early part of the week was characterised by blizzards and very heavy snowfall, however, the winds eased later in the week and a bright sunny day was experienced by weeks end. Gale force winds and blowing snow were recorded …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners at the Station bar - Splinters

    5 December 2008

    This is the last Casey news segment from the 2008 wintering party and next week's news will be brought to you by the 08/09 Team. Early Thursday morning CASA VHB arrived from Davis with engineers Roger and Robb and air …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners walking across sea ice

    1 August 2008

    Greetings from Casey. In July at Casey we have experienced gale force winds, 15 days of blowing snow and 8 blizzards, so all of us were delighted when someone turned the big switch and the weather turned suddenly fine from …

  • Casey Station Make-up artist (and Doctor) preparing Station Chef for his role in Station video production

    8 August 2008

    Greetings from Casey. On the weekend of 2-3 August McMurdo Station and Scott Base held their annual 48 hour film making competition. Anthony (Antz) Powell, Satcom Engineer at McMurdo invited us and other stations to make it a continent-wide event. …

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