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Association community organized industry responses to domestic weather disasters

Relief supplies.The National Business Aviation Association maintains a list of private aircraft companies and owners willing to volunteer aid following natural disasters. In Puerto Rico, the association directed relief workers to the PALS Sky Hope Disaster Relief Program, a group of private aviators who flew supplies to the island.
Photo: NBAA

Dec. 1, 2017
By Walt Williams

When relief workers needed help finding pilots who could fly supplies into Puerto Rico following the devastation left by Hurricane Maria, the National Business Aviation Association was ready to offer assistance.