Air Charity Network Inducted into International Air & Space Hall of Fame

It's been a big summer for Angel Flight!

We are excited to share that Air Charity Network (the umbrella organization that encompasses all the Angel Flights across the country) was one of the 2018 inductees into the International Air & Space Hall of Fame.

The members of the International Air & Space Hall of Fame are recognized for their outstanding contributions to aviation and space innovations.

The Hall of Fame will also be inducting: 

  • Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station (ISS) and holder of the record for most days in space by a NASA astronaut; 

  • Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman in the world to go into space; 

  • Brad Tilden, Chairman/CEO of Alaska Air Group, parent company of Alaska Airlines; 

  • Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President and CEO of FlightSafety International; 

  • Lloyd “Fig” Newton, the first African American pilot in the United States Air Force Thunderbirds; 

  • Richard I. Bong, America’s Ace of Aces and recipient of the Medal of Honor, America’s highest military award.

The ceremony was held on October 3, 2018, at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.

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Angel Flight SC

Founded in 1991, AFSC is based in Dallas and serves Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas and Oklahoma. With the help of amazing and generous volunteer pilots, we provide free flights for people in need of humanitarian assistance or medical treatment.





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