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John just celebrated his 94th Birthday on August 7th….. (Click Here) to find out how he celebrated and to see his many Birthday Greetings

Click here to view story and photos of our Angel Flight on August 17th 2017

Click here to view story and photos of our Angel Flight on July 31st 2017

Click here to view story and photos of our Double Angel Flight Mission of July 26th 2017

Click here to view story and photos of our Double Angel Flight Mission on July 22nd 2017

Click here to view story and photos of Angel Flight July 16th 2017

Click here to view our Angel Flight story and photos of July 9th 2017

Click here to view our Angel Flight story and photos of June 25th 2017

In memory of fellow pilot Donald H. McClure

We dedicated our Angel Flight Mission of June 15th, 2017 height.200.no_border.width.200[1] to the memory of fellow pilot Donald H. McClure. Don lost his battle with cancer on May 30, 2017. John & Don flew many trips together with Eastern Airlines. He was a diligent and passionate worker on the Washington, DC safety committee with John for four and one half years and then continued working in that capacity for many years. That was followed by his continued work for air safety at the Air Line Pilots Association until his death. Don was a good friend, a pilot’s pilot and he will be greatly missed…

(In Honor of Don, we presented to his wife, Donna McClure, one of the 30 American Flags that we carried with us on our flight around the Country in 2015)

Click here to view our Angel Flight Story and Photos of June 15th 2017 (Dedicated to the memory of fellow pilot, Donald H. McClure)

 

Captain John gave a talk to a large group of seventh graders at Seneca Ridge Elementary in Sterling VA on June 7th…… Click here to view

Click here to read how Angel Flight Pilots work together to complete a Mission that may have been canceled

Click here to view our Angel Flight Story and Photos of June 9th 2017

Click here to view our Angel Flight Story and Photos of June 4th 2017

Click here to view our Angel Flight Story and Photos of June 2nd 2017

Click here to view our Angel Flight Story and Photos of May 24th 2017

Click here to view our Angel Flight Story and Photos of May 18th 2017

 

Click here to see ” Reasons We Fly

 

****  We now have a Facebook Page and we would love to have you as a follower…… You can visit our Page by clicking here…. “Wings Around America BWC” then once there you can click on “LIKE” to become a follower !  Thanks (John and Nevin)

….. As told by Captain John …..

72 Years ago on a cold dark February night (February 25th 1945)  three OSS Agents were flown across enemy lines and dropped in the Austrian Alps to began covert mission “Operation Greenup”   this mission ended up being the most successful OSS Mission of WWII, saving thousands of lives on both sides. The dangerous flight to the drop zone was in a modified black B24 Liberator, flown by Captain John Billings and his crew…… (CLICK HERE) ….. for the story of that flight as told by Captain John himself

……. In Memory of Mary Makely …….Mary and John.... heading home from Bedford MA

     During December of last year we had the privilege of flying Mary and her husband John on two Angel flights. It was the first time we had ever met Mary but it did not take long to get the feeling like we had known her forever, and even though Mary had been dealing with serious cancer issues for some time you would have never known it by looking at her smile and sensing  her overwhelming inner strength !  On February 4th, Mary departed on a different flight and now it is with heavy heart and great sadness that we say Fly High to Sweet Mary….. this time her journey was not with us on an Angel Flight, but instead with God . as an Angel. And this time, different than before, her journey will take her to a place where her suffering will be no more. It was truly and Honor for us to spend some time with this amazing Lady, along with her wonderful smile you could just sense her strong will and love of life. Thanks for touching our lives Sweet Mary and God Speed.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mary’s husband John and her entire Family.

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