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.
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!
Note: A large majority of this post was copied directly from MMS Aviation's "Friend Raising Handbook." Nowadays it seems most people want to be lawyers, politicians, engineers, or (insert any other white collar job). There's nothing wrong with that except the world also needs mechanics, plumbers, and construction workers. A civilization needs infrastructure (roads, bridges, … Continue reading Preparing People and Planes for Worldwide Missionary Service: The History of MMS Aviation
One of the coolest airplanes around, arguably, is the Piper PA-14 (a descendant of the Piper Cub) because Nate Saint flew one. But after that is the DC-3. Introduced in 1935 as the DST (Douglas Sleeper Cruiser), the platform quickly pioneered air travel because it could travel further and faster than other airliners at the … Continue reading Mission Flights International DC-3T
The following countries have been impacted by MMS graduate service, MMS repaired airplanes, and/or graduates coming from the countries to receive MMS training in preparation for field service: Bahamas Bolivia Botswana Brazil Cameroon Canada Colombia Democratic Republic of Congo Ecuador Gabon Germany Guatemala Guyana Haiti Honduras Indonesia Kenya Korea Lesotho Madagascar Mali Mexico Micronesia Mongolia … Continue reading Countries Impacted by MMS Aviation
MMS Aviation is fulfilling a critical need in the world of mission aviation. Out of 165 mission organizations involved in aviation, MMS Aviation has served 109 of them at one time or another. Let's put it this way: Every ten minutes a mission airplane takes off or lands thanks to the ministry of MMS Aviation. … Continue reading Mission Organizations Served by MMS Aviation