Volunteer general aviation pilots who fly for Angel Flight of New England will automatically qualify to fly Above The Clouds Kids’ missions, which means they only need to fill out one pilot application.
Wil Esbenshade submitted this photo and note: “While providing an Angel Flight for a special child, this picture shows contentment when surrounded by all of your lovies!”
“The toughest times often bring out the best in people and it is hard to imagine a tougher time than a global pandemic,” said NAA President Greg Principato. “Those we honor today stepped up at a difficult time to help others who needed it. The aviation community has an amazing history of stepping up. I not only congratulate this year’s Public Benefit Flying awardees, I also thank them for all they’ve done and will do.”
She spent 22 years flying an Army helicopter, making sure people got essential medical care. Now when she needs it, an Angel Flight pilot comes to her rescue.
Tickets, which are $20 each, will be sold through Sept. 21 at noon EDT.
When the desperate call to move medical and relief supplies from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to remote areas of the island, Angel Flight Southeast enlisted the help of a nationwide network of volunteer pilots to arrange for a squadron of planes to respond. “Angels to the Island” include several pilots who fly their own aircraft […]
BEAUMONT, Texas – When the frantic call to deliver lifesaving infant formula to a Beaumont-area hospital came in, volunteer pilots from Angel Flight South Central were in the air in less than an hour. Pilots Scott Young and Jim Dell flew to Waco to retrieve the medications and then back to Beaumont where transport was […]
David Walker’s recent flight to Tampa to pick up two Angel Flight Southeast passengers was no ordinary mission. On Oct. 27, the Ocala resident flew his Beechcraft Bonanza to transport Frank Steed and Liz Self home to Stuart, marking Walker’s 500th and 501st volunteer mission for the Air Charity Network Affiliate. Walker joined Angel Flight Southeast’s network […]
Tickets are still available for the opportunity to ride with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team when it performs at the upcoming SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-in and Expo at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL) in Florida. The raffle drawing is a fundraiser for Angel Flight Southeast, which provides free air transportation for patients who need far-from-home medical care. The winner […]