PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

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Re: PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

Postby 8324T on Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:47 pm

N8234T, based in St. Louis (KSUS) is standing by for any needed transports on Northern/Western/Eastern routes in my region. Please advise if any transports will be coming our way, we can take a couple/few small crated dogs or cats to their destinations.
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Re: PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

Postby J. Keith Decker on Sat Sep 04, 2010 7:16 pm

Hi Nick. We met at Triple Tree and I started my PnP life then. I have had one rewarding experience after another (6 so far in last 2 months!). I'm retired, and money is certainly an issue, but the joy of saving lives that no one cares about and giving back to other loving people, is a small part of the gift I've been given from my flying career. My wife and I will be glad to help the GC Flyway. We live in Rock Hill, SC. (KUZA). We will pick up in the GSP?? area and can go to either Winston Salem or (the full distance) to Warrenville. We have a C-182 and the back seat will stay in. Questions: What airport around "Clemson". What airport around "Warrensvill"?? BWTW; Warrensville is within the 60 mile Special Instruction Necessary airspace. Pilots need to have specific training to enter it. Easy to get from online from
AOPA, Please be more specific re: where the SC airport retrieval site is from the New Orleans rescue AND there is no airport in Warrensville?? We are so ready!! Let us know ASAP; we need to ask one of our friends to come and take care of our 2 best friends at home while we do this!! THX . Keith & Suzy/.
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Re: PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

Postby admin on Sat Sep 04, 2010 8:04 pm

sailon wrote:I see that there may be a need to transport dogs from KLAL to locations in south Florida. That would be a good route for us. I am based at KMLB, Piper PA28R200. Let me know
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Hi Art and thank you for your kind offer. I will let Jeff Bennett know, he is the pilot in charge of the Florida legs. To my knowledge, he has pilots to cover the need but you never know, we may just need another one. Thank you again.

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Re: PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

Postby admin on Sat Sep 04, 2010 8:07 pm

[quote="J. Keith Decker"]Hi Nick. We met at Triple Tree and I started my PnP life then. I have had one rewarding experience after another (6 so far in last 2 months!). I'm retired, and money is certainly an issue, but the joy of saving lives that no one cares about and giving back to other loving people, is a small part of the gift I've been given from my flying career. My wife and I will be glad to help the GC Flyway.

Hi Keith and Suzy, I sent you an email privately and I believe Nick will as well. So glad to have met you both at Triple Tree and even more glad to see how much you are enjoying saving these lives! I plan on being on the ground in New Orleans and Clemson so will see you in a couple of weeks!

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Re: PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

Postby mongosmom on Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:26 pm

Good evening Debi:
I am available to transport from KMAI to south FL on Sept 18th. I understand you have plenty of pilots, but if you need one more, please contact me.
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Re: PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

Postby admin on Sun Sep 05, 2010 8:33 pm

mongosmom wrote:Good evening Debi:
I am available to transport from KMAI to south FL on Sept 18th. I understand you have plenty of pilots, but if you need one more, please contact me.
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Thanks Ellen, I will let Jeff know! It is always good to have back ups!

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Re: PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

Postby Friends of Pep on Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:45 pm

Thank you to all who made this possible....especially Scott- Eyeland 1000 our pilot .....15 dogs came up from Louisiana tonight .

They are all tucked in for the night ....many thanks to Scott who flew down yesterday overnighted and started for Allentown this morning .

Scott and his helper .....were amazing ....the dogs loved them ....

St Tammany Parish Humane Society from Covington La ...packed them a care package ...sent amazing paperwork with them .....

So its a good night 15 dogs saved ......

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Re: PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

Postby slagskot on Fri Sep 10, 2010 3:47 pm

Available Sat and Sun for flights to KCDW. Piper Warrior w/ 1 large & 2 medium soft crates can take at least 3 average dogs or more if they can share crates. Keep me posted.
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TFR alert

Postby slagskot on Fri Sep 10, 2010 4:27 pm

Also be aware that there will be various TFR's in effect in the NYC area as the UN tries to keep us from flying killer puppies into the general assembly... Curses! Foiled again!
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Re: PILOTS N PAWS GULF COAST FLYWAY NEED VOLUNTEERS 9-18-10

Postby slagskot on Wed Sep 15, 2010 12:59 am

Anything further on this? Its been awful quiet lately for such a big event...
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