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Adventures Airplanes Family Photo Journals

We went to Zambia (and came back again)

Consider this the official account of our Zambian trip. Also consider that now you can stop asking us how our trip went.

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Adventures Airplanes Videos

VIDEO: Fixing Mission Aircraft in Zambia!

One of the anesthesiologists at the hospital has to take time off to farm so he has enough food to feed his family.

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Airplanes Videos

VIDEO: Joe Ficker with Adonai International Ministries

Joe gives a brief summary of Adonai’s medical ministry with the Mayan indigenous people of Guatemala and the work that MMS Aviation performed on their Cessna 182.

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Airplanes Videos

VIDEO: Amphibious 206 Update

This Cessna 206 in our hangar is destined to serve in the Amazon.

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Advice Airplanes

Old Money

It seems, from my limited perspective and time involved in missions, that older people find it harder to raise support.

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Airplanes

Two Weeks at MMS Aviation (in Pictures)

I thought it would be beneficial to share the pictures from the last two weeks on a blog post so everyone out there can see what’s going on in the hangar!

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Airplanes Videos

VIDEO: The Bearhawk Project

The missionary and builder of the Bearhawk flew it the whole way from Haiti to our hangar at MMS Aviation in Ohio.

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Airplanes

Hangar Highlights | Shipping A Cessna to Uganda!

It’s a little more challenging than packing up a shirt you sold on eBay, that’s for sure. It’s crossing the ocean while sitting on the deck of an ocean liner so it will be exposed to hot temperatures, humid conditions, and quite a bit of jostling.

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Airplanes Family

Defective Crayons and A Change of Plans

Above: These circles are made up of differently colored spots and are one method used to diagnose colorblindness. “Normal” people can see numbers in all the circles while I can see the numbers in just one, or maybe two if I squint and guess. I guess you could say the problem started back when I […]

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Airplanes

Hornets in the Engine Bay!

One of the problems with the airplane, the pilot noted, was that the engine ran hotter than it should. Once the engine cowling (the hood of the airplane) was removed, the highly trained specialists at MMS Aviation soon found the problem; The engine bay was full of mud!