On This Day: 10th Anniversary of The Sikorsky S-38 Transatlantic Flight

Ten years to this day, two of Aviation Without Borders USA (AWB-USA) founding members Tom Schrade and Frank Franke crossed the North Atlantic in Tom’s 82-year-old Sikorsky S-38 amphibious aircraft. The backstory – Experts said it could not be done, many had tried but none succeeded. From an idea hatched at Barron Hilton’s Flying M …

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Our Progress with Covid-19 Relief Outreach

As we enter summer vacation season for many American families, the majority of states continue to implement social distancing measures of varying degrees. As well, our teams in Florida and Maryland continue with procurement and distribution of PPE supplies to the most vulnerable groups in our community. Our masks are specially prepacked for ease of …

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A Message of Hope

The past month has been an unimaginably painful time here in the United States with the unwarranted death of George Floyd being the latest in a tragic history of violence against the people of color.  As I watch the nation galvanize with one voice and people of all races, ages, and religious beliefs come together …

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Letter From Our President: Every Little Bit Helps

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation – funded facemasks being accepted by the Voluntary Service team of the West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Hospital. Protecting Our Veterans Who would have believed last January that the US would still be in the throes of the Covid-19 pandemic? Many states have flattened the curve. But as the death toll …

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We Share Because We Care

Free-For-All: COVID-19 Preventative Posters 1 languages Translated So Far 1 PoSTERS Designed For Each Language 1 % Support From ALL OF YOU English Amharic Arabic Russian Korean French Dari Ukrainian Japanese Chinese Farsi Bengali Urdu Previous Next Complete print quality posters collection are available at the Gallery on our website www.awb-usa.org Over the past week, …

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Coronavirus Response

“We are truly humbled to have received these letters of appreciation from the Department of Commerce of Hunan Province, China and Professor Fu of Oxford University. We feel the true heroes here are the thousands of local nurses, doctors, and medical personnel who gave unstintingly of themselves as front-line caregivers in the epicenters of the …

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Living Legends of Aviation Award

Living Legends of Aviation Award ceremony, left to right: Tom Schrade (Senior Advisor of AWB-USA), John Travolta (aviation enthusiast, actor and MC of the award ceremony), Frank Franke (President of LOG/Wings of Help), Bernd Breiter (CEO of BigCityBeats World Club Domes) and Captain James Lovell (Living Legend award holder, astronaut for Apollo 8 and Apollo …

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Operation New Year 2020

Relief Effort in Jakarta and the Greater Metropolitan Area, Indonesia Torrential rains from December 31st, 2019 to January 1st, 2020 pounded the region and triggered floods and landslides in Jakarta, West Java, and Banten Province. Authorities said Tuesday the death toll from the disaster had climbed to 66. “More than 18 million people are reported …

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Credits

AWB-USA would like to thank the following supporter for their contribution with the provision of images and medias: Kevin Noone, Frank Franke, Garth Cripps, Alain Renard, and Xavier Vincke

Press Release Operation Lifeline

Operation Lifeline Grand Bahama Delivery and distribution of recovery and relief items to the people of the Grand Bahama Aviation Without Borders USA (AWB-USA) carried out its maiden recovery and relief shipment in conjunction with its German sister agency Wings of Help / Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen e.V. (LOG). Dual powered generators, construction power tools, environmental …

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