LifeLine Blog

Welcome to the LifeLine Blog, where staff, volunteers, passengers and guests will share their experiences, advice and helpful hints.

Flying in Small Aircraft in the Winter

By Lindsey Kerr | November 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Midwestern United States puts on a spectacular show in the winter months. Those willing to brave the cold temperatures can enjoy magical sights like glimmering… Read more »

Planes & Cars and Things That Go…Free Medical Travel Options

By Lindsey Kerr | November 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Healthcare treatments can be crucial for a person’s recovery. However, sometimes patients require services from medical facilities outside their immediate area for the best quality care,… Read more »

Myths About Flying in Small Airplanes

By Lindsey Kerr | October 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

While some people fear all flying, others are particularly apprehensive about flying in small planes. Here are a few myths about flying small airplanes that we… Read more »

Volunteer Pilot Response to 9/11 Attacks

By Lindsey Kerr | September 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

On September 11, we honor those who lost their lives in the tragic events that took place 21 years ago. In the wake of the attacks,… Read more »

Fixed-Based Operators Play a Crucial Role in Medical Travel

By LifeLine Pilots | August 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

Private air travelers rely heavily on fixed-based operators (FBOs) for fuel, maintenance, and other essential services required. But did you know that many FBOs can also… Read more »

Volunteer Pilots Provide Free, Life-Changing Travel for Patients and Loved Ones

By Lindsey Kerr | July 27, 2022 | 1 Comment

Dealing with a disease or medical condition is challenging and stressful. Getting the care you or your loved one needs isn’t easy. Necessary medical appointments and… Read more »

Home for Graduation

By Lindsey Kerr | June 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Save at the Pump with Phillips 66!

By Tyler Liston | May 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Gas prices, am I right? Americans are paying more at the pump than ever before. We haven’t seen prices over $4.00 per gallon since the economic… Read more »

Call Sign Mismatch & FAA Enforcement Action

By Lindsey Kerr | March 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

By Peyton Metzel, PhD – Safety Committee Chair About CMF Call Sign As you know, the CMF call sign is available to LifeLine Pilots as an alternative… Read more »

You’re Never Alone with Cancer Hope Network

By Tyler Liston | March 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

Tyler Liston After weeks (months!?) of tests and scans and sleepless nights spent worrying, the doctor sits across the desk from you, looks up from the… Read more »