Leesburg Fla. (January 28, 2016) – You can give your Valentine the chance to experience a heart-racing thrill of a lifetime while helping adults and children who need specialized medical care.
Mercy Flight Southeast and Stallion 51 have teamed up to raffle off a chance to fly in a dual cockpit-dual control P-51 Mustang, the most iconic fighter in the world. Introduced in 1940, the Mustangs are known for providing legendary air protection during Allied bombing missions in World War II.
The raffle drawing winner will be announced on April 10, 2016 at the Sun N Fun International Fly-in and Expo event in Lakeland, Florida.
Proceeds from the raffle drawing benefit Mercy Flight Southeast’s which provides free air transportation to far-from-home medical appointments.
The raffle prize includes:
• Pre-flight briefing that tailors each flight to the individual's experience, expertise and expectations; preflight walk around and cockpit orientation;
• Hands-on flight that encourages the individual to do 95% of the flying;
• Post-flight briefing reviewing the multi-camera video that captures all of the action during the flight;
• Photo with pilot and aircraft.
Raffle tickets are $20 each and the prize includes round trip airfare up to $500 to Orlando. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.MercyFlightSE.org/events or by calling (352) 326-0761. Entrants need not be present at the drawing to win.
About Stallion 51
Stallion 51 Corporation is a comprehensive aviation organization offering a wide range of services in historic aircraft including orientation flights in the legendary dual cockpit, dual control P-51 Mustang, historic T-6 Texan and L-39 TurboJet. Stallion 51 offers check-out, transition and re-currency training, FAA Medical certification, aircraft sales and management. For over 25 years, Stallion 51 has been a world leader in WWII aviation; focusing on safety and quality flight training. www.stallion51.com (407)846-4400
About Mercy Flight Southeast
Mercy Flight Southeast is a non-profit volunteer pilot organization that provides free air transportation by private aircraft to distant medical facilities when commercial air service is not available, impractical or simply not affordable. Mercy Flight Southeast is a member of Air Charity Network, an association of charitable aviation organizations comprised of more than 7,500 pilots and who represent over 90% of all charitable non-emergency flights flown in the nation. Mercy Flight Southeast has won the seal of approval from Independent Charities of America recognizing Mercy Flight Southeast as a good steward of the funds it generates from the public.