This week at Casey

  • Early morning light over the ice

    13 July 2007

    Another week has passed here at Casey station. The days are now noticeably longer, affording a few of the more hardy types the chance to finally get out and explore the surrounding area. Early morning light over the rec area …

  • Expeditioner inside wearing protective clothing

    16 November 2007

    This week's Casey news is brought to you by Luc DP (Expedition Mechanic). It's our second week at Casey. We have all started settling in and getting into a daily routine. The place is buzzing with activity. All of us …

  • Expeditioner on ground guiding landing of Squirrel helicopter at Casey Station helipad

    2 November 2007

    Just a short account of Casey's news this week. The place is buzzing with people and activity, and there is little time to note the details of what is still going on all over the station at a hectic pace. …

  • Expeditioner Steam Cleaning the Kitchen at Casey Station

    28 September 2007

    26 October 2007 This week's news is brought to you by Doctor Cad, and Casey's one and only Station Leader (for this week anyway), Denis. Welcome to a hectic Casey! As cricket commentator Bill Lawry would say, "It's all happening!" …

  • Expeditioner climbing Communications mast

    19 October 2007

    This weekly news is brought to you by the Casey Plumbers, Dave and Paul. The count down is on for the arrival of the ship. While this means busy work schedules for most of us, it also means that everyone …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners outside tents on field training trip

    23 November 2007

    Casey Station Icy News brought to you this week by Narelle R (Comms)! Field training of both summering and wintering expeditioners has begun in earnest with FTOs Rob and Marty stepping up the pace. Group 3 with Rob, Luc, Tom, …

  • Expeditioners undertaking training in Quad bike recovery

    30 November 2007

    Welcome to Casey news for 30 November. Field trainees get some very varied experiences despite going through the same agenda, all depending on that old unpredictable Antarctic factor, the weather. The last group, when Marty took out Tod, Brad, Dan …

  • Friday evening drinks and BBQ in Mechanics shed at Casey Station

    21 December 2007

    Casey has been a hive of activity this week, from preparations at Wilkins for two A319 flights that didn't land, to CASA training for Dave, to digging a huge tunnel to the wharf for Jenn. Friday night saw the station …

  • Antarctic Airlink Project Manager and Casey Station Leader at Wilkins Runway

    14 December 2007

    Well it has been another huge week at Casey. By the hive of activity you could have mistaken it for an international airport as air operations kicked off into full swing. As expected this week's big news is the Airbus …

  • Sunset at Wilkins Runway near Casey Station

    7 December 2007

    Another fun-packed week passed quickly at Casey as the Airbus made a test flight over the Wilkins runway. All the hard-working crew have been getting the infrastructure and runway ready for the first touch down of the Airbus-319 from Hobart, …

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