In the Pilot Lounge section of the the website, volunteer pilots will find helpful information and be able to ask questions to help take the mystery out of being a volunteer animal rescue pilot. This section of the website is managed by dog rescue pilot Steve Rhode from Pilot.dog.
If you have a question you’d like to ask, just use the form at the bottom on the page.
How Can I Become a Doobert Volunteer Pilot?
by Steve Rhode on November 20, 2016 at 6:02 pm
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 to do some volunteer flying for you. Rahul If you have a question you’d like... The post How Can I Become a Doobert Volunteer Pilot? appeared first on . […]
The Hardest Pre-Flight Question to Answer
by Steve Rhode on October 31, 2016 at 1:13 pm
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 the mission or make the connection. And often the hardest question you can ask yourself... The post The Hardest Pre-Flight Question to Answer appeared first on . […]
Who Provides the Aircraft for Animal Rescue Flights?
by Steve Rhode on October 18, 2016 at 4:11 pm
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 like to ask, you can click here and fill out the form on the bottom... The post Who Provides the Aircraft for Animal Rescue Flights? appeared first on . […]
LSA suggestions for animal rescue flights
by Chris Roy on October 15, 2016 at 1:21 pm
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 relay transport missions? He was thinking that with the rear seat removed there could be... The post LSA suggestions for animal rescue flights appeared first on . […]
PTTR featured in PetSmart Charities Blog
by Chris Roy on October 4, 2016 at 5:26 pm
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 saving more animals every year. Doobert is proud to power the awesome pilots that are... The post PTTR featured in PetSmart Charities Blog appeared first on . […]