Tag: Fostaire Helicopters

New Videos Share Story of Barnes-Jewish Heart Transplant Recipient

What’s it like for a pilot to not only deliver a donated heart to the hospital … but a donated heart that saves your boss’ life as well?
That’s the story of Arlene Thomas, who in July of 2010 received a donor heart courtesy of a pilot from the company she owns, Fostaire Helicopters of

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Helicopter Pilot Delivers New Heart to Barnes-Jewish … and his Boss

Fostaire Helicopters has flown donor organs for Mid-America Transplant for years to Barnes-Jewish.  A new twist happened last week when they flew in a heart for the company’s owner, Arlene Thomas.
Our Kathy Holleman wrote a great piece on how the transplant happened and how it’s changed Arlene’s life.  It’s amazing to say, but these are the sorts

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