The Association of Humanitarian Pilots in Romania was founded by four volunteer pilots
According to a statement of Humanitarian Pilots Association of Romania (APUR), the purpose of the association is to support, promote and carry out humanitarian and medical flights (emergency medical transport, transportation of transplant organs and their harvesting equipment, transportation of aid for the victims), through the direct financing of operating costs and the provision of qualified personnel.
"The Humanitarian Pilots Association of Romania can provide specialized navigational personnel for humanitarian and emergency medical flights and will raise funds to finance these races"
, says APUR.
The founders of the association are pilots of airplanes, prepared by the Higher School of Civil Aviation through scholarships granted from the state budget by the Ministry of Transport and hold civilian commercial pilot licenses (CPL - Commercial Pilot License, frozen ATPL - Airline Transport Pilot License).
“The Association considers it necessary to equip a civilian air operator with a specialized aircraft for medical and humanitarian missions and requests the endowment of the Higher School of Civil Aviation with such an aircraft or donation to the Association of Humanitarian Pilots of Romania for an aircraft, in order to operate in civil and not military ”
, specifies NOW.
Let's not forget that businessman Ion Tiriac and a bank donated a turbojet, for humanitarian missions.