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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.]

Mission Central Newsletter | June 2019

Angel Flight Log   STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES Going with Grace Dr. John Gill, who's been flying with us since 2013, reflects on what it's like to befriend and lose a passenger to cancer after flying her 27 times ... READ MORE   Transponder   QUICK UPDATES FROM AFSC HQ New NE Texas Wing Leader:...

Three Years of Angel Flights—and a Glimpse Beyond

A family physician's discovers a different side of patient care while flying missions for Angel Flight South Central. His developing friendship with a cancer patient during 27 Angel Flights led to both rewarding and painful moments.

Mission Central Newsletter | May 2019

Angel Flight Log STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES   “Retired from Practice, But Still a Doctor at Heart” Dr. Jack Blackshear may no longer practice full time as a gastroenterologist, but he's still caring for patients in his own way.... READ MORE Transponder QUICK UPDATES FROM AFSC...

Be a Hero During 100 Days of Summer

Most of Angel Flight South Central's costs are covered by our generous pilots. A $100 donation this summer makes it possible to sponsor an entire day of missions by covering the rest of our operating costs for that day.

“Retired from Practice, But Still a Doctor at Heart”

Jack Blackshear had his eyes fixed on a career in medicine from an early age. When he joined the U.S. Naval Reserve to become a flight surgeon in 1970, he discovered another passion: flying. As part of his military training, Jack learned to fly the North American T-28 Trojan through the training command at the Pensacola Naval Air...

In Memoriam: Jeffrey Carl Weiss

We here at Angel Flight South Central are heartbroken at the news that we lost one of our own. Jeff Weiss—who from 2002–2016 had volunteered so generously to fly Angel Flight patients to life-saving treatment—died on the morning of April 22, 2019, when his plane crashed outside of Kerrville, Texas. Jeff was an...