Angel Flight America Katrina HQ Relocates | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 02.08.16

Airborne 02.09.16

Airborne 02.10.16

Airborne 02.11.16

Airborne 02.12.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 02.08.16

Airborne 02.09.16

Airborne 02.10.16

Airborne 02.11.16

Airborne 02.12.16

Mon, Sep 12, 2005

Angel Flight America Katrina HQ Relocates

For Assistance: 1-866-897-0687 or katrina@angelflightamerica.org

Angel Flight America's (AFA) disaster response mission coordination operation relocated to the airport in Addison, TX. Angel Flight Coordinator Jerry Dorre, who has been working non-stop on the ground in Baton Rouge for the last week, has been named the Director of the Angel Flight America Hurricane Katrina Disaster Airlift.

"We've still got trained volunteers at the airport in Baton Rouge to help coordinate with local shelters and agencies, but due to a significant increase in requests for Angel Flight's service we are bringing all of our coordination efforts together in one location to better handle the volume and ensure a safe and professional operation," said AFA leader Butch Smith. "We've put together over a thousand [1,000+] missions helping to reunite families and relocate people evacuated from areas that were flooded by Hurricane Katrina."

Angel Flight America is a national organization dedicated to serving people in situations of compelling need by arranging free air transportation through volunteer general aviation pilots.

Angel Flight is on the front line every day of the year helping children and adults in need to access life-saving medical care. The national network of several regional charitable aviation organizations also arranges flights of compassion and disaster response.

The AFA mission coordination team is working 24/7 covering all corners of the country and focusing their professional efforts, limited funds and volunteer pilot resources on requests to:

  • Reunite families separated during the evacuation
  • Relocate families out of shelters that have confirmed safe housing elsewhere.
FMI: www.angelflightamerica.org

Advertisement

More News

House Science Committee Approves Aviation R&D Bill

Authorizes Funding For The FAA's Research, Engineering, And Development Account Through 2019 The Science, Space, and Technology Committee on Thursday approved the FAA Leadership in>[...]

Airborne 02.12.16: NEW Mooney!, Not-So-Good GAMA Stats, DA40 Upgrades

Also: A350-1000 Final Assembly, Barnstorming: ATC Privatization, Lithium Issue, Boeing Cuts, Tillamook C-27, Sywell Aerodrome, Massive Airship Mooney International Corporation unve>[...]

Airborne 02.11.16: Drone #s Increase, Fokker D. VIII Replica, Gulfstream G500

Also: Albania Auction, Aero-Community: AEA!, 500 F-35 Hours, SeaPort Airlines, Maxcraft Avionics, Air Power Museum, Webb Space Telescope FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told a UAV>[...]

Airborne 02.12.16: NEW Mooney!, Not-So-Good GAMA Stats, DA40 Upgrades

Also: A350-1000 Final Assembly, Barnstorming: ATC Privatization, Lithium Issue, Boeing Cuts, Tillamook C-27, Sywell Aerodrome, Massive Airship Mooney International Corporation unve>[...]

ANN FAQ: View Aero-News YOUR Way ... The 'Headlines And Teasers' Option

Choose How YOU Want To View Your Aero News: Headlines And Teasers We're all pretty excited about the new website design here at ANN, but we HAVE heard from some of you that you lik>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC