Available Assets

Jim Day

Volunteer pilots/planes

More than 7,200 volunteer pilots and planes available nationwide (4-6 seat private aircraft) to execute the following missions:

  • Shipment of small high-priority cargo (non-hazardous) up to 300-400 pounds 
    (boxed)
  • Aerial reconnaissance of disaster area
  • Air transport of disaster response personnel and evacuees
  • Relocation of special populations

Commercial Airline ticket resources through Mercy Medical Airlift®

  • Evacuation/Relocation of disaster victims

Corporate Aviation resources

Business Aviation resources (mostly corporate jets) through Corporate Aviation Responding to Emergencies, a program of National Business Aircraft Association members to execute the following missions:

  • Air transport of disaster response personnel and evacuees
  • Air transport of high-priority small cargo
  • Relocation of special populations

Professional air ambulance providers through Air Compassion America®

  • Air Ambulance resources are available at a discounted rate (average savings is 38%) to execute missions involving non-ambulatory patients needing medical care/monitoring en-route.