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in need of a transport

Postby bjlovesdogs on Wed Oct 02, 2013 3:57 pm

I am clueless and in desperate need of a transport from OKC to Pittsburgh. What do I need to know? Please help!
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Re: in need of a transport

Postby deeogee1 on Thu Oct 03, 2013 12:24 am

Many frequently asked questions are answered in one place.
Start here faq.php?mode=rescue
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Re: in need of a transport

Postby Anna on Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:11 pm

Desperate need transport sweet dog from Nicholas County Animal shelter Summerville WV to Jacksonville Fl ..willing to meet in Ga or Sc...Please can anyone HELP! Anna Paris email an8par@aol.com/904-525-6619
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Re: in need of a transport

Postby deeogee1 on Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:35 am

Anna wrote:Desperate need transport sweet dog from Nicholas County Animal shelter Summerville WV to Jacksonville Fl ..willing to meet in Ga or Sc...Please can anyone HELP! Anna Paris email an8par@aol.com/904-525-6619


Anna--please post your request on the Animals Needing a Ride section.
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Re: in need of a transport

Postby renvaknin on Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:55 pm

I need to transport a puppy from dallas tx to staten island ny
Asap... pls contact me at 917-375-7817
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Re: in need of a transport

Postby deeogee1 on Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:15 am

renvaknin wrote:I need to transport a puppy from dallas tx to staten island ny
Asap... pls contact me at 917-375-7817


This is an extremely long request at nearly 1500 nm. Some long distance transports are possible but require more coordination than short transports and an experienced coordinator. Private planes do not normally fly across country like commercial jets. Private pilots usually only fly about 300 nautical miles and should not be expected to land and refuel and continue on. There are exceptions, but this is a guideline. Long transports need to be broken down into legs of about 300 miles each. This requires pilots to coordinate their schedules and meet at airports to transport the pet on the next leg. The longer the flight, the more connections needed. You must allow for contingencies such as weather delays or mechanical problems, so you should arrange temporary foster for the animal at each connecting point in case of an unexpected layover. Ground transport or commercial air transport will be better alternatives for many long distance transports.

You can also find much information here faq.php?mode=rescue

You should look into a commercial flight or Operation Roger--the OTR truckers group.
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Re: in need of a transport

Postby evlwoman3 on Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:54 am

I need to get a quote for transport a cat from Brooklyn NY to Florida
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Re: in need of a transport

Postby deeogee1 on Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:03 pm

evlwoman3 wrote:I need to get a quote for transport a cat from Brooklyn NY to Florida


Pilots N Paws flights are donated by pilots, there is no fee. All transport requests must be posted in the section titled Ride Board Animals needing transport.
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