HPR “Operation Paw Lift“.
Operation Paw Lift was launched in 2017, the mission is open to all pilots that have a love for animals and that would like to join our team.
Here is where you can use your aviation skills and aircraft to help animals that have been affected by a natural or man-made disaster.
Your mission would consist of assisting our search and rescue teams on the ground by airlifting pets from the disaster areas and transporting them to a safe destination.
At destination, you will be met by the parties taking in the animals and if they come into our organization (HPR), flights will be met by our ground volunteers.
Pilots in our program will not engage in search and rescue efforts unless they choose to do so.
Search and rescue of animals on the ground in the disaster areas is done by our team of highly trained search and rescue volunteers.
Having said that. extra hands are always needed when disaster strikes, so you are welcome to join in.
Pilots that do not wish to assist in airlifting animals can help in other ways. Transport of much needed supplies and equipment or transport of ground volunteers are two other areas of need.
Please consider volunteering with us.
We would be honored and grateful to have you join our team and be part of our mission.
To join our life saving program, please fill out this short form: https://form.jotform.com/HPRESQ/OperationPawLift
Love for animals of all kinds.
Current private pilot certificate and valid medical certificate.
Each pilot is in control of missions that are assigned. accepted or asked to do.
Per FAA regulations, the pilot is responsible for determining the safety of the proposed flight, as well as the fitness of the aircraft and his or her own proficiency.
* Valid and current private (or higher) certificate, with class/type ratings and endorsements required for flying.
* Instrument rating
* Valid & current class III or higher medical certificate
* 250 hours pilot in command (PIC) experience
* 25 hours make and model in singles, 75 hours make and model in turbines and twin engines.
* 50 hours as PIC in last 12 months
* Liability insurance policy
There are no fees or dues or other obligations to join Operation Paw Lift, just your love for animals and heart to help those that have no voice.
Your fuel and expenses are tax deductible.
If you do not wish to upload your information to into the designated form which link is above, you can fax it to: 305-602-9899:
What to fax:
Your pilot’s license
Liability insurance declaration page
Thank you for volunteering, if you have any questions or need more information, or will like to give any suggestions to the program, please do not hesitate to contact us at: 786-999-8239 or for faster response e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
HPR Operation Paw Lift is a branch of Hurricane Pets Rescue Inc. a 501(c)(3) national all breed non-profit founded in 2005 with headquarters in Miami Beach, Florida.