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2013-06-27 23:46:56

On Monday, June 24, Angel Flight West volunteer pilot Martin Wymond and passenger-patient Lonnie S. celebrated their 5th anniversary as unlikely “best friends.” Lonnie, who lives with congenital heart issues, claims the medical care he has received thanks to free air transportation arranged by Angel Flight West has extended his life nearly a decade beyond doctors’ expectations. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Angel Flight West (AFW) volunteer, Chief Orientation Pilot Martin...

2013-06-02 23:16:36

Anchorage-based PenAir and volunteer pilot organization Angel Flight West have teamed up to provide air transportation for residents of Alaska who need to travel to access health care treatment. (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 For more than thirty years, Angel Flight West (AFW) has been arranging non-emergency air transportation so people in need can access health care and other essential services without cost to qualified passengers. In the eleven Lower-48 states that AFW serves, volunteer pilots in...

2013-05-28 23:03:31

Angel MedFlight Worldwide air ambulance is saddened to hear of a non-profit group's plane crash and supports them during this difficult time. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Angel MedFlight supports charitable organization during time of tragedy. Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is saddened to hear of the recent crash of the Angel Flight plane in upstate New York and offers its condolences to the victims' families. Although Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is not...

2013-05-09 23:28:32

Angel Flight West member, Charlie Finkel, departs Manhattan Beach for a 3,400 mile bike ride to Boston this Sunday to raise funds and awareness for Angel Flight West. AFW arranges free, non-emergency air travel for those with serious medical conditions. Manhattan Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 On May 12, Angel Flight West (AFW) volunteer pilot and board member, Charlie Finkel, a 62-year-old aviation attorney and private pilot, will embark on a “bucket list” bike ride from...

2013-03-07 23:01:32

Angel Flight West attracts aviation enthusiasts to San Diego Air and Space Museum event where AFW volunteer pilot and University of California San Diego professor of astrophysics, Brian G. Keating, PhD, describes and depicts first moments after Big Bang gleaned from South Pole microwave telescopes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Angel Flight West (AFW)–a volunteer-pilot, nonprofit organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious...

2013-02-20 23:01:09

Volunteer pilot organization, Angel Flight West, adds five industry leaders to its board and expects to provide over 4,500 free humanitarian flights this year. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Angel Flight West (AFW), one of the largest public benefit flying organizations in the United States, announces it has elected five new directors to its board. “Each one brings expertise and experience to help Angel Flight West continue to grow and arrange more free air...

2011-07-30 00:00:00

Pilots are being encouraged to cast their votes for their choice among the 20 aviation-related charities that will benefit from grants to be awarded by the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation in September. Lake Oswego, OR (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Pilots are being encouraged to cast their votes for their choice among the 20 aviation-related charities, selected from hundreds of nominations, that will benefit from grants to be awarded this year. The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation is in its second year...

2010-06-07 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As founder and CEO of Millennium Laboratories, Jim Slattery helps people in pain through the doctors and healthcare staff that serve people with chronic pain. Millennium Laboratories provides therapeutic drug monitoring, education and research to the pain management industry. Now, Jim is combining two of his passions - helping people in need and his love of flying - by becoming a pilot with Angel Flight West. (Photo:...

2009-07-01 17:30:00

CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly Burris, a patent attorney and a partner at Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., and co-pilot Erin Recke of Atlanta, Georgia, are the first place winners in the 2009 Air Race Classic, an all-female aviation race that dates back to 1929 and the era of famed woman pilot Amelia Earhart. The race route, which started in Denver, Colorado and ended in Atlantic, Iowa, covered approximately 2,400 miles...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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