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Free Flights Mean a Better Life

Free Flights Mean a Better Life

When the medical care you need is hundreds of miles away, the last thing you should worry about is how to get there. Wings of Mercy connects patients in need with our volunteer pilots to provide 100% free flights to and from medical destinations. We are currently...

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Free medical flight unites young family

Free medical flight unites young family

When my wife and I drove from our home in Michigan to adopt our newborn son in Virginia, we never thought we'd find ourselves in a month-long stay in the NICU without any way to get back home. Our son Oliver was born a few days early. When we got the call, we started...

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Heather’s Story

Heather’s Story

I was diagnosed July 2010 with stage 3 ovarian cancer. I was 27 years old when I was diagnosed and had been misdiagnosed for two years previously. I had 9 masses and 6 liters of fluid with my first surgery. I’ve had intra peritoneal chemo to start and have had now 4...

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Please stay home if you possibly can!

Please stay home if you possibly can!

Wings of Mercy remains committed to our mission during this time of national crisis. Currently, the response to the coronavirus is rapidly evolving with significant potential for travel restrictions and advisories. We stand with the CDC and urge everyone to stay at...

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Compassion (CMF) Call Sign No Longer In Use

The national move to ADSB will bring an end to our use of the “Compassion” (CMF) call sign for Wings of Mercy flights. Starting January 1, the aircraft identification emitted by the transponder must match the aircraft identification on the flight plan. Given the new...

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Kolten

Kolten

Ray leans back, nearly invisible in the dim cockpit, scans the instruments again, stifles a yawn. It’s 2 am and the round trip between Muskegon and Boston would have been a long haul in any case, even without the 60 knot headwinds we’ve bucked all the way home. It’s...

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Dave

Dave

Dave glances back at his passengers, checks their seatbelts and gives them a smile, turns back to his work. The cockpit is carefully designed to put the many instruments and controls within easy reach. Dave adjusts one more lever, twists a key...

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Alsae

Alsae

We write this so you will see the radiance of this child, the fierce love of her parents and her grandparents, the great beauty of a life lived bravely through deep troubles.

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