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Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic (Images of Aviation) by Suzanne Rhodes

By Suzanne Rhodes

In 1972, pilots—one a federal profession engineer, the opposite the pastor of a trendy church in Washington, D.C.—discovered a typical ardour for flying airplanes and serving humans. in the future over lunch, the lads conceived a flight plan, person who may endure many alterations ahead of turning into Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic, because it is understood this present day. Ed Boyer of the U.S. division of healthiness and Human companies and Dr. Louis Evans, pastor of the nationwide Presbyterian Church, mentioned tips on how to pool their pursuits and skills. From its beginnings as a charitable travel provider for spiritual leaders and dignitaries, to full-scale charitable air ambulance operations, to Angel Flights for ambulatory sufferers, the preliminary imaginative and prescient has grown right into a community of over 1,500 volunteer pilots within the Mid-Atlantic area who use their inner most planes to fly humans in have to really good remedy. Angel Flight coordinates missions of mercy from its workplaces in Virginia seashore, supporting sufferers to discover “the shortest distance among domestic and hope.”

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