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AFE Medical Supply Flights

Angel Flight East provides free air transportation for three areas of need: 1) flights for children and adults in need of medical...

The Magic of Aviation

**Written by AFE pilot, Patrick** I took my first intro flight in an old Piper Cherokee in the fall of 2006. I’ll never forget the view...

Hollywood

Hollywood

**Written by AFE volunteer pilot, Charlie** I received my pilot’s license in the summer of 1970.  I was home between semesters at Ohio State University and my Aunt Patty was taking flying lessons, in which I decided to tag along. I then started a family of my own and...

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Service to Others

Service to Others

**Written by AFE volunteer pilot, Rob** Involvement with flying has stretched over most of my life. At the age of 21, my father was a B-26 Pilot in D-Day, and he continued to fly with friends. My first airplane ride was with him, and while I was not immediately...

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February Pilot Spotlight

February Pilot Spotlight

This month's pilot spotlight features, John Greco, AFE's 2018 Pilot of the Year! It was a cold day in late November of 1989. I made the decision to tag along with a friend of mine for an airplane ride in his Beech Musketeer. After being in the air for only fifteen,...

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Pilot Spotlight

Pilot Spotlight

When asked why he joined Angel Flight East (AFE), volunteer pilot Craig Groff replied, "because I've been so blessed in my life with the things I've been able to do with my plane for me and my family, I wanted to share and help those who truly need it.”  Groff was...

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Not Your Typical Pilot

Not Your Typical Pilot

I am not the typical pilot that you meet at the airport or during hanger talks. I did not grow up with any family member who was a pilot, had planes or spent the weekends going to the local airports. Although my Dad was in the Air Force, most of his time spent was...

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Thank You AFE Pilots!

Thank You AFE Pilots!

This post is dedicated to each and every volunteer pilot who take time out of their day to help our passengers access critical medical care.  For families, like Norien's, Angel Flight East pilots have become one extra support system.  Please watch the video below to...

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