Learn about the daring missions of Brothers to the Rescue and the history that lead to the desperate plight of Cuban refugees trying to flee communist Cuba. The "Brothers" would strap into their Cessna 0-2 Skymasters and fly long arduous missions in search of Cuban rafters seeking freedom in the U.S. and then relaying their position to U.S. Coast Guard vessels. Discover the eventual dissolvement of the group.
Rick Sanchez was born in 1968, in Miami, Florida to Cuban immigrants. His college degrees are in Aviation, English, and Environmental Studies. He has over a 30 year involvement in the field of aviation and has trained 1000 pilots, representing over 60 nationalities. Rick has been involved in historical aircraft/ military research for museums and organizations. He has worked on historical aircraft restoration of a North American AT-6 Texan, aviation archeological discovery of a Douglas AD-4 Skyraider, and a North American F-100 Super Sabre. He is an Observer, Pilot, and Instructor for Brothers to the Rescue, Inc in 0-2 Skymaster. He is a volunteer at: Weeks Air Museum, Fantasy of Flight, Historical Aviation Memorial Museum and Fort Worth Aviation Museum. Currently a Program Manager at Ameriflight, LLC [cargo airlines in DFW] and Adjunct Aviation Professor at Tarrant College.
LOCATION: UNIVERSITY OF
NORTH TEXAS HEALTH
3500 CAMP BOWIE BLVD
FORT WORTH, TEXAS
IF LOST CALL 817-905-1889
From I-35W go North on Montgomery Street to Camp Bowie Blvd. Turn Right onto Camp Bowie, proceed one block and turn left onto Clifton Street then immediately turn left into the University's Parking Lot.
Enter building's second floor through the glass doors and walk around the room to the elevators. Take an elevator down to the first floor and a docent will greet you and lead you to the meeting hall.