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Public Benefit Flying helps thousands of people each year with medical transportation, animal rescue, disaster response, environmental support, and many other reasons

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Volunteer Opportunites

The Air Care Alliance helps you find the right volunteer pilot organization for you. Use our automated referral system, or view our entire Directory of Groups to find one today.

Learn how as a volunteer pilot you too can fly to help others.

Air Care Conference

AIR CARE 2020 has been cancelled due to increasing concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). We look forward to focusing our energies on bringing you an amazing conference next year and hope that everyone stays safe and healthy at this time.

We will announce the dates and location of the next AIR CARE conference as soon as they are confirmed.

News & Information

FAA Changes to Call Sign Requirements Affect COMPASSION Call Sign

Beginning December 15, 2019, a new and unique COMPASSION CMF call sign will be required for each pilot who wishes to use CMF. The previous method of filing using a portion of the aircraft's tail number is no longer authorized.

ACA will issue new discrete COMPASSION call signs to verified pilots of authorized organizations upon request by the pilot. Click this link to REGISTER FOR CALL SIGN.

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What is Public Benefit Flying?

Using their own time and general aviation aircraft, pilot volunteers from the many public benefit flying organizations help hundreds of people each month. They and many other non-flying volunteers work to transport patients in need to facilities where they are able to receive medical attention they might otherwise have to do without. Many groups also play a significant role providing disaster and emergency relief, serving our veterans, flying for environmental support, transporting animals, taking youth on educational flights, or performing other community service missions.