LifeLine Blog

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

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 »

Pilot’s Corner: Dr. W. Tad Foster

By Tyler Liston | March 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

Ann Rude Dr. W. Tad Foster has been flying with LifeLine Pilots since 2009. If the mission is going through Indiana, his name will usually be… Read more »

Under Our Wing

By Tyler Liston | February 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Tyler Liston After a decade of retail management, I made the decision to switch careers and start my journey into the nonprofit sector. Not that there’s… Read more »

Volunteer Begins 50th Anniversary Flight

By Lindsey Kerr | August 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Following in the footsteps of great aviators, Robert Briggs and his family will commemorate his 50th year of flying by landing at every airport in his… Read more »

Giving back never tasted so good!

By Lindsey Kerr | May 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Everyone needs to eat!Dine at ANY Illinois, Indiana, or Michigan Logan’s Roadhouse location on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, from 5-9 pm, to help raise money for… Read more »