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Stories from the South Central Skies

August was an exciting month with several pilots hitting major milestones. Rob Garrett recently celebrated his 100th mission in a special flight with a young passenger who has flown with him before. In 2017, Rob took baby Cohen and his mom Kimberly on their first Angel Flight. Two years later, Rob marked his 100th mission as he again...

Mission Central Newsletter | September 2019

MISSION CENTRAL  |  SEPTEMBER 2019 The monthly newsletter for members of Angel Flight South Central   Angel Flight Log     STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES   It has been a busy summer, as you have probably noticed with the large number of mission requests. We appreciate every leg that our...

Mission Central Newsletter | August 2019

Angel Flight Log   STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES   The Texas Gooney Bird As you’ll see below, we had several new pilots who flew for the first time in July. We appreciate all our new pilots and welcome them to the Angel Flight South Central family!  Paul Proske is one of our new pilots, and he created...

The Texas Gooney Bird

Guest post from Paul Proske, new pilot  As my wife will tell you, I describe myself as a pilot, a business owner, and an optometrist…in that order.  Most conversations that I have with her or the kids will quickly turn to aviation.  Go figure. As a young boy, I would often go to the local VFW hall with...

North Texas Giving Day

September 19, 2019 from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour giving extravaganza where donors have the chance to give to their favorite non-profits and make a huge impact as a community.  This year, we hope to raise $50,000 to support Angel Flight South Central’s mission coordination. Lone Star...

Brews and Props

Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center 2401 12th Street Northwest  Albuquerque, NM 87104 Join us for a fun evening of food, beer, and incredible artistry, all benefitting Angel Flight South Central! We will be auctioning 48 custom painted 4' propellers by some of New Mexico's premier...

Mission Central Newsletter | July 2019

Angel Flight Log   STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES   AFSC Featured on KVIA-TV The husband of one of our regular passengers was so moved by the impact that Angel Flight has had on his and his wife's life, that he contacted his local TV station in El Paso to do a story ... WATCH THE VIDEO   Love...

Angel Flight South Central Announces New Executive Director

Angel Flight South Central is very pleased to welcome Elizabeth Hancy back to the organization as its new Executive Director, effective July 15. Elizabeth brings a wealth of transportation program management experience to her new role. In addition to serving more than four years (2012­–17) as Angel Flight South Central’s...

Volunteer Accolades - June 2019

As we approach the halfway mark on 2019, we want to say a special thank you to these pilots who have flown the most missions so far this year. [Pictured above: Larry Forney and his daughter at an AFSC event earlier this year.]