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With winter travel in high gear many of us plan on hitting the road with our pooches for a little winter fun. However, for some four-legged family members, road trips can mean upset tummies. (more…)

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While the video below is not just about dog rescue flying, it does involve a unique opportunity in flying that occurred on a dog rescue mission flight. (more…)

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The Department of Justice announced today that it will require BBA Aviation plc, the parent company of Signature Flight Support, to divest fixed‑base operator assets (FBOs) at six U.S. airports in order to proceed with its $2.065 billion acquisition of Landmark Aviation.  

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Nearly every single day in America a volunteer pilot is helping someone in some way to do good things. These volunteer pilots serve in a number of capacities, from flying patients to much needed medical care, to flying dogs from certain death in kill shelters or from animal rescues.
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Well we will not be able to make any flights till probably the end of January, 2016. It’s a good news / bad news situation.
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In my series on airports that dog rescue pilots should consider landing at is KLHZ, Triangle North Airport, near Raleigh, North Carolina.

The airport offers pilots a $1 per gallon discount for dog rescue pilots, the staff os friendly and the runway is long and wide. To be exact it is 5,500 x 100.
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As a dog rescue pilot we get to fly into a number of airports. This post is the first, in what I hope is many to come, about airports pilots should consider using for rescue flights.
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Dog pilots are part of a larger group of pilots who use their skills to assist others. While we fly dogs, other fly people for a wide variety of compassionate reasons. From sick individuals, cancer patients, injured military vets, there are pilots out there willing to help when they can.
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Over here at Pilot.Dog, Pam and I share the love of dogs and aviation. The work we do rescuing dogs involves a bunch of skills and one of them is flying. We are always showing you pictures of the dogs but never talk about the flying part. So here is a video about some of the stuff that happens in flight.
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