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Member Spotlight – Winter 2020

The Air Care Alliance is proud to support the many public benefit flying organizations that impact our communities and individuals in need. Check out some recent news, stories, and noteworthy achievements of a few member groups below.     Exemplary training exercise demonstrated by DART – Disaster Airlift Response Teams     Soaring with the […]

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Changes to FAA Call Sign Requirements Affect CMF

FAA and ICAO changes to call sign requirements meant a revamp of the way volunteer pilots use the COMPASSION call sign. The original filing process using a portion of the aircraft’s tail number is no longer valid and ACA has begun assigning discrete COMPASSION call signs to verified pilots of authorized organizations. “ACA has worked […]

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2019 NAA Awards

Aviation Volunteers Honored for Public Benefit Flying The National Aeronautic Association (NAA), in partnership with the Air Care Alliance (ACA), a nationwide league of humanitarian flying organizations, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Public Benefit Flying Awards. These awards were created to honor volunteer pilots, other volunteers, and organizations engaged in flying […]

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Air Care 2020

**DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS, AIR CARE 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELED**   Air Care 2020 hosted by Angel Flight West in Van Nuys, CA When? Friday Afternoon and All Day Saturday April 17-18, 2020  Where? Airtel Plaza Hotel & Conference Center – Van Nuys, California A blend of aviation history and L.A. hospitality, Airtel Plaza Hotel […]

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