What is Public Benefit Flying? Simply put, Public Benefit Flying is flying to help others. Every day, volunteer pilots do just that. Using their own aircraft, and donating their time, hard-earned skills, and all flight expenses, they assist the health and well being of others. Here’s how: Access to Medical Care Cited as the third […]
Board of Directors
Air Care Alliance owes much of its success and achievements to a diverse team of professionals that are all committed to advancing charitable aviation and maximizing our impact. Officers Jeff Kahn, Chairman Jim Hesseman, President Mark Hanson, Vice President Josh Olson, Executive Vice President David Knies, Treasurer Debi Boies, Secretary Directors Jeanine Chambers Rol Murrow, […]
ACA 30th Anniversary Challenge
We are celebrating 30 years of service to public benefit flying! Air Care Alliance is raising funds for the future and we need your help! Will you join our 30th Anniversary Challenge? It’s simple. From now until the end of December, your goal is to get 30 of your friends or family to donate at […]
Air Care Alliance Elects New Directors
Air Care Alliance is pleased to announce the election of three new Members to its Board of Directors: Mark Hanson, Jim Stratton and Katharine Zimmerman. “Our Board of Directors is comprised of a dedicated team of leaders committed to fostering and enhancing charitable aviation,” said Jim Hesseman, President of Air Care Alliance. “We are excited […]
Hot topics affecting charitable aviation COVID-19 effects on Volunteer Pilot Operations Expand What’s happening? The coronavirus pandemic presents new challenges to volunteer pilots and organizations. Air Care Alliance encourages pilots and organizations to be aware of the risks involved in operating flights at this time and to exercise best practices to minimize them. Please review […]
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Need a Flight? If you are in need of a flight, please complete the FLIGHT REQUEST FORM, not the contact form. Please review our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS for helpful information about the flights. Please note that passengers need to be ambulatory and medically stable. If the patient cannot walk, cannot sit upright for […]
A Brief Chronicle of the Air Care Alliance The Air Care Alliance was formed following a conference of volunteer based charitable flying groups held at the headquarters of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) in 1990. The objectives were to continue to hold an annual conference, to develop consensus among the groups on appropriate […]
Selected ACA Accomplishments as of March, 2014 Over the years ACA has attained many objectives, hoping they will help you in your and your group’s work. Referrals and Promotion: Our website www.aircarealliance.org is heavily used as a resource by organizations and individuals seeking the services provided through the groups we list. We recently released a […]
What is Public Benefit Flying?
Every day, volunteer pilots across the United States are serving the needs of humanity. Using their own aircraft, and donating their time, hard-earned skills, and all flight expenses, they assist the health and well being of others. Many provide access to distant medical care for patients in need. They relocate animals to better homes or […]