Currently this plane is in final assembly at Missionary Maintenance Services in Ohio. After the work is completed the Pathfinder plane will be serving our project in Palawan, Philippines.
Another medical evacuation in Nicaragua! This two day old infant had respiratory difficulties and fluid mixed with blood in her lungs. She was flown directly to ICU and needs your prayers! Thanks to pilots Artur Karst and Dustin Holliday for navigating the stormy weather to get this baby to a higher level of medical care. [...]
Update - 12/22/2016 This is the second medevac flight in as many days for AWA pilot Artur in Nicaragua! A young boy with acute appendicitis and a one day old newborn with pneumonia. We are thrilled to be able to resume the flight operations to provide emergency medical care to the isolated villages in the [...]
206 Brazil - Floats AWA yellow! The Brazil float plane is slowly turning yellow. Painting a Cessna 206 is about the same as four cars. These big floats add another car each. That's a lot of special aircraft paint, actually about $4,000 worth with the aluminum treatments and primers. Sounds like a lot [...]
Baby Medevac A 9 day old baby girl in the airplane with neonatal sepsis. She needs Neonatal ICU and that is in Puerto Cabezas. They drove her from Rosita to the nearest airport, Bonanza, where I got her around 8 AM this morning. A busy Sabbath morning!
This may not look like much but it actually represents a major milestone in the overhaul progress on the Cessna 206 floatplane for the Amazon. In one month the wing went from something less than even a skeleton to completey rebuilt as new wing with better than new corrosion resistant epoxy primer. Thanks to Keith [...]
Dear Friends: Laura LaBore, a nurse with AWA, was delighted that Raylene Espinosa, wife of Edgar, land manager for the project, wanted to go with her to do community outreach. Raylene and Laura walked the dusty road to a house, and Raylene shouted the customary “Tao Po” to see if anyone was there. Raylene knows [...]
Dear Family and Friends, The first Sabbath services held in the village of Birch Creek was on Sabbath, May 21. Thirteen volunteers from the Fairbanks, North Pole, and Delta Junction churches in Alaska arrived in three different Cessna aircraft—one was AWA’s Cessna 207 and the other belonged to local Seventh-day Adventist church members. [...]