Category Archives: Pilot-Aircraft

Captain’s Log-26 November 2011-“When the Wheels Fall Off”-(or your landing gear is on backwards)

The phone rang and my friend Simon Rodger was on the other end calling from South Africa.  He had been having some trouble with his Cessna 185 and, since I have specialized in working on them and taught him how … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log – 17 February 2011 – Under the Wing

Looking at the picture of the kids in the shade of the tail of the plane I was thinking of some of the interesting things that happen back there or under the wing.  A couple of days ago one of … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-18 January 2011-Flying over the trouble

As we descended into Dungu, Burtrand said, “I suppose you heard about Saturday in Bangadi”.  No, I had not.  He said there had been an attack between Bangadi and Ngilima.  On Friday I flew out the MSF people that had … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-18 December-Faradje Trip and Tire

It was a rather short day today which only changed about 4 times between the schedule and how things turned out in the end.  But Faradje was always on the schedule.  The  season of burning is just beginning and the … Continue reading

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