Child and Family Services of Michigan, Inc.

Operation Good Cheer - Making Christmas wishes come true for forty-three years - 1971-2014.    Operation Good Cheer - Making Christmas wishes come true for forty-three years - 1971-2014.    Operation Good Cheer - Making Christmas wishes come true for forty-three years - 1971-2014.    Operation Good Cheer - Making Christmas wishes come true for forty-three years - 1971-2014.    Operation Good Cheer - Making Christmas wishes come true for forty-three years - 1971-2014.    Operation Good Cheer - Making Christmas wishes come true for forty-three years - 1971-2014.    Operation Good Cheer - Making Christmas wishes come true for forty-three years - 1971-2014.    Operation Good Cheer - Making Christmas wishes come true for forty-three years - 1971-2014.    Operation Good Cheer - Making Christmas wishes come true for forty-three years - 1971-2014.   
Pilot Information  

Pilots are needed to transport Christmas presents, from Oakland County International Airport to airports across Michigan, during our 2014 Spirit of Good Cheer flight on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 (flights begin to take off at 8:00 a.m.).  

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If you would like to be a pilot for Operation Good Cheer, please complete our Pilot Application, or for additional information, please contact Operation Good Cheer headquarters.
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A few days prior to the event, all registered volunteer pilots will receive a call notifying them of their assigned arrival time. Upon arrival, pilots should report to the main runway at the Oakland County International Airport. (please sign in at the Terminal Building)    Pilot Welcome & Info    Pilot Traffic Route


Pilot Elves" 2004 CFSM


"Loading Santa's Plane" 2011 CFSM

Pilots share their volunteer experience in AOPA Pilot's Dec. 2008 issue.  "Well before the first light of dawn had begun to give any hint of warmth to the world, the first arrivals were being sequenced down final, landing lights ablaze in the frigid air. Every minute or two, a piston twin or fast single would exit the runway at Michigan's Pontiac-Oakland County International..."

Thank you for your interest in Operation Good Cheer!

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"Spirit of Good Cheer Elves Take To The Sky" 2010 CFSM
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