FS Logo
Flying Samaritans Arizona, Tucson Chapter

Pilot Information

Planes The Flying Samaritans operates under CFR Part 91 (Private) rules and regulations. Everyone in your aircraft shares the flight costs equally.

The pilot requirements are in accordance with FAA regulations. Each pilot must have at least 500 logged hours of flight time, a current medical, and a current flight review. The aircraft must be insured for a minimum of $1 million liability, either "slick" or $100,000 per occupant limit. In addition, you also need to have Mexican liability insurance and a current Customs and Border Patrol decal.

The forms for joining and renewing as a pilot are available here:


Entering and leaving Mexico is relatively straightforward as long as you follow the rules and have all of your paperwork with you. We will help you with the procedures, and we provide information about the airports we use.

The Customs and Border Protection decals are available at The Decal / Transponder Online Procurement System

The basic requirements are as follows. Flying Samaritan Pilots as Pilots in Command
Here is a short video showing the landing at the airstrip at Hotel Serenidad in Mulege to Laguna San Ignacio. Although the rollout is a bit long, the video shows how long the runway is. The approach speed was 75 KIAS and the plane is a Cherokee Six.

Landing at Mulege

Here is a short video showing the flight from the airstrip at Hotel Serenidad in Mulege to Laguna San Ignacio. Again, the approach was 75 KIAS and the video shows the full rollout. Note: This is video a composite of two different trips. The aircraft taking off is a Piper Dakota, and the inside shots are from the inside of a Cherokee Six.

Hotel Serenidad to LSI

BackReturn to Flying Samaritans Arizona, Tucson Chapter

Flying Samaritans Arizona
Tucson Chapter
P.O. Box 40431
Tucson, AZ 85717

Maintained by: Carl Foster
Updated September 4, 2016