Presentation Looks at Volunteer Flights for Those in Need
Heartwarming tales of Angel Flight West
SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2013--On November 9 at 2:30 p.m. The Museum of Flight presents a program about Angel Flight West, the volunteer pilot organization committed to helping people in need. Angel Flight West provides free, non-emergency air transportation for people in rural areas needing to travel to cities for medical treatment, for those in need of disaster relief, for children traveling to special needs camps, veterans, victims of domestic violence, and more. The organization helps thousands of people in 13 western states every year. Sharing stories at the Museum will be Ken and Gabrielle Adelman, a husband and wife team from California who fly for Angel Flight West. Pilots interested in flying for Angel Flight West are encouraged to attend the program. The presentation is free with admission to the Museum.
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The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors 65 and older, $15 for active military, $10 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick's Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org
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