Category Archives: Amazing Africa

Captain’s Log-Dec. 16, 2017-Wedding Day with the King.

Last week all the MAF pilots were handed a very beautiful red invitation to a wedding.  It turned out to be for the son of the Traditional King  on the border of Congo and Uganda.  King Rutahaba Albert Ibanda Kituku … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-January 8 2017- Return Service

It is hard to believe it has been 7 months since I have written. Since it has been such a long time between blogs I will just catch you up with a few pix and then give you lots of … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-May 15, 2016-Chimp Rescue-More Fun Than A Plane Full of Chimpanzees

It is always interesting to be reminded of things that I should have written down, but didn’t, so when an NBC crew recently reminded me of a very interesting day I had back in 2009 I decided it was worth … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-8 March 2016-Gorilla Family and Me

Last year I flew Gordon Buchanon and a BBC film crew into Kahuzi-Biega National Park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to shoot a series on a gorilla family there. It is always great to meet these guys who are … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-25-12-2015-Christmas Joy With Family

We have some of our family with us in Congo this Christmas holiday and it is great! Josh and Audra and their kids Raeleigh and Gabriel, as well as my sister LuAnne, are here and we have had such fun. … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-6 October 2015-Scouting the Falls

There is a beautiful waterfall near here that I spotted from the air and have wanted to go to for a very long time. It is only 6 miles from Nyankunde on the GPS in the plane but that’s a … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-20 November 2014-Bees On My Tail

Dave Jacobsson called on the radio asking which plane I was taking that day. I told him that 9Q-CMP was on my schedule. “Bad news”, he replied. “There is a swarm of Bees in its tail.” This was bad news. … Continue reading

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