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Angels in Flight

The "West University Buzz" published an article in April about pilots helping patients in need, and how much the pilots mean to the patients and their family members.  Marc Walsh, an Angel Flight pilot since 1995, is featured in this article.  Since he started volunteering for the organization, Marc has flown over 150...

The Norman Transcript Article on Angel Flight Pilots in Oklahoma

Volunteer Flights Serve the Seriously Ill By Jessica Bruha The Norman Transcript NORMAN — “My passion is flying and my mission is Angel Flight,” said Randy Richison, Norman pilot and Angel Flight South Central Wing Leader. Angel Flight is a nonprofit organization with volunteer pilots who provide free air...

San Jacinto College Baseball Team Supports AFSC

San Jacinto College Baseball Assistant Coach Jimmy Durham lost his wife, Michele, to breast cancer eight years ago. At the time, Durham was on the coaching staff at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, New Mexico. While Michele was being treated in Houston, the couple used the services of Angel Flight (then Grace Flight of America) to...

Gus Elsener Brings Out the Best in AFSC

Gus Elsener was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February, 2010.  After consulting with physicians in his home state of Kansas, he determined that his best hope for effective treatment lay in Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center over 700 miles to the south.  The prospect of making the 26 hour round trip by car once a...

Angel Flight receives donation from Texas Yamaha

Phil Eggers, President of the Angel Flight South Central board, is shown accepting a check from Ed Lind of Texas Yamaha. The donation was receiveded during a recent charity ride organized by Texas Yamaha for the benefit of Angel Flight SC passengers. The ride began at a Texas Yamaha Texas City location and included a stop at the...