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Pilot Rights and Responsibilities

  • Pilots have the right to make all final decisions regarding the flight as pilot in command.
  • Pilots have the right to expect that the passengers have been screened to determine eligibility, need and appropriateness of the request for his or her volunteer services.
  • Pilots have the right to be forwarded pertinent documentation relevant to the flight.
  • Pilots have the responsibility to contact passengers within 24 hours of the flight notifying them of the meeting place including: time, location of airport and which Fixed Base Operator [FBO] name.
  • Pilots have the responsibility to contact the Flight Coordinator at 1-800-325-8908, immediately if the flight is being cancelled for any reason.
  • Pilots have the responsibility to keep the Airlift Hope of America office staff informed of any changes in the flight (e.g. airport, FBO, date of flight, etc.).
  • Pilots have the responsibility to confirm all arrangements made by the Flight Coordinator with linking pilots including the date, time, airport and FBO of the flight.
  • Pilots have the responsibility to have all passengers sign a liability release form and leave it at the FBO in an addressed and stamped envelope to be mailed to the Airlift Hope of America office.
  • Pilots have the responsibility to file a flight plan.
  • Pilots have the responsibility to notify the Flight Coordinator at 1-800-325-8908, upon the completion of the flight.
  • Pilots have the responsibility to file a Post Flight Report within 48 hours upon completion of flight.
  • To the extent necessary to complete their flights, volunteer pilots for any Air Charity Network member may identify themselves to aviation officials and disaster relief agencies using the call sign “ANGEL FLIGHT” when flying flights into or out of any and all of the 50 states.
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