LifeLine Blog

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

Pilot Tips & Tricks – Flight Communications

By Lindsey Kerr | February 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

“Communication is the bridge between confusion and clarity.” Once a flight has been set up, communication between the volunteer pilot and the passenger is extremely important… Read more »

Pilot Tips & Tricks – Helpful Hints for a Worry-Free Flight

By Lindsey Kerr | February 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

A lot goes into coordinating a LifeLine Pilots flight.  Our Mission Coordinators are working with the passengers, pilots, physicians, social workers, and sometimes other volunteer pilot… Read more »

Pilot Tips & Tricks – All you need is VPOIDS

By Lindsey Kerr | February 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Everything that we do as an organization goes through our database called VPOIDS.  This is how volunteer pilots sign up with LifeLine Pilots, how you as… Read more »

Calling all Medical Professionals…

By Lindsey Kerr | October 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

What is the biggest barrier to providing free flights? Getting the information to those in need! Do YOUR patients need to travel a long distance for… Read more »

You Can Make a Difference!

By Lindsey Kerr | June 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Do you have a passion for helping others through aviation? Do you love the work of LifeLine Pilots and wish you could do more? We are… Read more »

Under Our Wing – Passenger Sophia

By Lindsey Kerr | May 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Sophia was only 9 years old when she began experiencing chest pains and shortness of breath in April of 2016. As an avid soccer player and… Read more »

5 Things to Bring on a LifeLine Pilots Flight

By Grace Elisco | March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations, you qualify for a LifeLine Pilots flight! Now… What do you bring on your flight? Here is a list of 5 THINGS we recommend you… Read more »

Removing a barrier for better healthcare

By Lindsey Kerr | February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Everyone, regardless of location or income, should have equal access to health care.  But, according to the American Hospital Association1, “[Every year,] 3.6 million people in… Read more »

Under Our Wing – Passenger Alison

By Lindsey Kerr | January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Alison knew something was wrong when, for more than a year, she experienced stomach pain and could not even keep food down. But still, the Stage… Read more »

New to flying on a small plane? Yep…me too!

By Lindsey Kerr | November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Was I anxious about flying on a small plane? You bet!  Would I do it again? Heck yeah, can we go tomorrow??!! Whether you have flown… Read more »