• How Can I Become a Doobert Volunteer Pilot?
    November 20, 2016 | Steve Rhode | Pilot Lounge,

    Dear Steve, I do have 298 hours of flying experience and I am planning to do 100 hours of time building in a turboprop which will be done in a month and after that I would be more than happy…..

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  • The Hardest Pre-Flight Question to Answer
    October 31, 2016 | Steve Rhode | Pilot Lounge,

    This is a post I originally wrote over on the Pilot.dog site but it is good information for all pilots, especially animal rescue pilots. As an animal rescue pilot it is easy to feel compelled to push yourself to fly…..

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  • Who Provides the Aircraft for Animal Rescue Flights?
    October 18, 2016 | Steve Rhode | Pilot Lounge,

    Steve sent in the following question. He said, "I was just wondering if I could get more information on how this all worked. I would love to fly transports but who provides the aircraft?" If you have a question you'd…..

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  • LSA suggestions for animal rescue flights
    October 15, 2016 | Chris Roy | Pilot Lounge,

    Anyone have suggestions on an LSA option for animal rescue flights that works? Hey fellow Doobert Animal Rescue Pilots.  John in Memphis was asking us about whether any pilots have found a small tandem aircraft to work well for animal rescue…..

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  • PTTR featured in PetSmart Charities Blog
    October 4, 2016 | Chris Roy | Pilot Lounge, WP Blog Home Page - Main blog,

    Pilots to the Rescue getting some big time press with a story and video about them in a recent PetSmart Charities blog (https://www.petsmartcharities.org/blog/rescues-prepare-for-takeoff) that talks about Michael's vision for the group and how it can make a huge impact on…..

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  • Puppy Flight to Delaware – Lily, Josie, Dan, and Matte
    October 3, 2016 | Steve Rhode | Pilot Lounge,

    Mike Marlo from Flying Mutts Rescue contacted Steve about flying four puppies up to the rescue, Bandits Place in Connecticut. There were two sets of two puppies, four pups in total, coming out of Halifax County SPCA near South Boston,…..

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  • How to ARF to Make the FAA Happy
    August 18, 2016 | Steve Rhode | Pilot Lounge,

    Recently the FAA contacted Doobert to bring up an issue with pilots using the call sign ARF as a flight designator. The issue is a problem with matching actual aircraft using the designator in flight on an IFR flight plan.…..

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  • How Can I Make Sure I Don’t Loose a Dog During a Transport
    January 29, 2016 | Steve Rhode | Pilot Lounge, WP Blog Home Page - Main blog,

    Question Dear Steve, I'd love to fly animals to help Doobert but I'm worried about having a dog get loose on me and losing it. Charles Answer Charles, Thank you so much for sending me in your question. Just yesterday…..

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  • As a Pilot, How Do I Setup My Doobert Account?
    January 25, 2016 | Steve Rhode | Pilot Lounge, WP Blog Home Page - Main blog,

    Question Dear Steve, Just signed up, as a former ARF pilot. I also offered short term foster services. They I went to the User map and was surprised by 2 things. First, as a "Multi-User" I'm also a driver, up…..

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