Does your flight department or company make its aircraft available for charitable flights?

 - September 14, 2006, 7:07 AM

An article by attorneys John Copley and John Hoover contains a wealth of information regarding FAA and IRS rules applicable to such flights and applicable potential tax deductions. Copley is a partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Garofalo, Goerlich, Hainbach. Hoover is an attorney at Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, also of Washington, D.C. For a copy, contact Copley at (202) 776-3972, jcopley@gghairlaw.com, or Hoover at (202) 776-2391, jhoover@dowlohnes.com. If your flight department or company does make its aircraft available for charitable purposes, the following list of nonprofit organizations might come
in handy:

• Angel Flight America,
• Air Care Alliance,
• Corporate Angel Network,
• Flights for Life,
• Flying Samaritans,
• LifeLine Pilots,
• Mercy Medical Airlift,
• Volunteer Pilots Association,