February 18, 2010 - 5:54am

International relief organization Samaritan’s Purse is using an eclectic fleet of its own, borrowed and chartered aircraft to respond to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Haiti. The day after the January 12 earthquake there, the organization landed emergency assessment and medical teams in Port-au-Prince aboard a turbine DC-3 operated by Missionary Flights International out of Palm Beach.

December 31, 2008 - 5:59am

The Business Jet Center FBO at Love Field in Dallas had an unusual visitor on November 12, a Cessna 206 on a nationwide tour before traveling to Papua New Guinea for medical relief operations. The float-equipped refurbished 1977 Cessna belongs to Samaritan Aviation and is named the Spirit of Paradise.