Tag Archives: Virunga

Captain’s Log-18 April 2014-Emmanuel De Merode-Ambushed on Goma Road

You have seen posts here of my friend Emmanuel, the Chief Warden of the Virunga National Park. I have had the opportunity to help him with his aircraft maintenance and doing some checkout for him in the parks Cessna 182. … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-12 April 2012-Falling With Our Bums in the Butter Again

It was a very interesting end of the week, starting off with a flat tire on takeoff, yet again.  We were on our way down to Goma to fly hospital supplies and workers in to the mountains.  Cher was coming … 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-12 November 2010-Checking Out New Airstrip at Katali

The airstrip was still in the process of being rebuilt by the UN and as I landed and rolled to a stop in front of the UN camp I was surrounded by the soldiers there as well as the local … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 27 August 2010 – Guiding Again

  One of the really fun parts of my job is to be able to show other people the beauties of the parts of the planet that I inhabit.  And there is an endless stream of beauty around here.  My … Continue reading

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