Providing an extra lift for cancer patients has become the focus of one flight school in Victoria, Texas. The airplanes at Calhoun Air Center are mostly used to train new pilots, but the school is now allowing local pilots access to its planes for transporting patients, at the cost of fuel only.
The second annual Run for the Angels 5K will take place April 5 at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) in Florida. All proceeds will benefit Angel Flight Southeast, which, for more than 25 years, has been providing free air transportation for children and adults with medical or humanitarian needs.
Angel Flight Southeast, which coordinates free air transportation for children and adults with medical or compelling humanitarian needs, will host a charity Texas Hold’em Tournament March 31 during the Sun ’n Fun airshow in Lakeland, Florida.
WOWK, a CBS-affiliate in West Virginia, is another in a long line of mainstream media outlets pointing out the challenges (both current or potential) of “new costs and regulations for general aviation flights could put programs like Angel Flight in jeopardy.” Read the full story at the WOWK website.