Training & Resources

Patient AirLift Services Pilot Training & Resources

Before you apply to be a volunteer pilot for PALS, please take the time to read and understand our Pilot Handbook, recommendations, guidelines and other information. PALS also encourages all pilots interested in volunteering to learn more about PIC qualifications before flying.

Training

Pilots’ Handbook
Mission Assistant Handbook
Public Benefit Flying: Balancing Compassion and Safety
Compassion Call Sign Update
Flight Planning Sheet
Air Safety Foundation’s Recommendations for Volunteer Pilots

Resources

Air Care Alliance
AirNav
Airport Listings By State
Alliance for Aviation Across America
AOPA (flight planning, government advocacy, training and other pilot resources)
Aviation Digital Data Service
CSC DUATS
DTC DUATS
FlightAware
Fltplan.com
Fly-ins.com
Intellicast
Jeppesen
Mid Island Air
National Association of Flight Instructors
RTC Pilots
RunwayFinder
Social Flight