Fuel Reimbursement Program
- Only flights flown in compliance with the FAA Exemption will be reimbursed.
- Flights will be reimbursed at the following rates*:
- $.40/mile for single engine planes
- $.50/mile for multi engine planes
- Pilots must complete 2 PALS flights as Command Pilot to be eligible for the program. Reimbursement will begin with the third flight.
- All legs of a given mission will be reimbursed (i.e. outbound leg to pick up patient, actual patient leg and return leg back to home base). Distances will be calculated according to straight line in AirNav.
- Cost for ground training (Mid Island Air Service @ Islip Airport) will be $100 per pilot, payable by the pilot directly to training facility. Each session is anticipated to require approximately 2 – 2 ½ hours. A logbook endorsement will be required at the completion of the ground training by MIAS.
- A recurrent training class will be required annually.
Pilot Requirements for Fuel Reimbursement:
- Must hold private pilot certificate or higher and an instrument rating
- Must hold a 2nd class medical certificate
- Must meet minimum experience requirements:
- 500 hours total time
- 400 hours as PIC
- Must complete the PALS pilot training program (see #5 above)
Aircraft Requirements for fuel reimbursement:
- Must have a Standard Airworthiness certificate
- Must be maintained by a certified mechanic
- Aircraft components must be within manufacturer’s recommended time between overhaul.
* Subject to change