Grace visits Loki

Grace visits Loki

Grace wanted to see Lokichoggio and her friends one last time before we leave and I had room on the flight for her to come along. We flew through a lot of rain and had 22 fantastic hours in...
My other offices

My other offices

Turkana / Rift Valley / Kenya – 3/29/17 Spending the day in the Loki office. 3/28/17 Flying in a valley in South Sudan dodging rain showers Eastern Equatoria / South Sudan – 3/28/17 Flying with Cap’n Pete. More of my time in this office is from the...
Transformation needed

Transformation needed

I took a field trip today. Several of us drove out of town towards the mountains which mark Uganda’s edge. We went to survey an airstrip in a small settlement. I wanted to know if it would make a good emergency alternate for Loki. It might also be an option to...

lost luggage

Today I flew staff members out of a town that had been overrun by soldiers last week. The soldiers had moved on, but the staff was eager to get out. John, the main coordinator on sight, showed concern about the situation as we loaded everybody on as fast as possible....

Protected: Flying through a mystery

Maybe it’s crossing a line. I’m not sure. It’s the dilemma of helping people despite the wishes of their own country. When the very country they take pride in threatens their freedom and possibly their life. For me, it helped resolve a nagging...

Nests and hatchlings

I found a home while inspecting 7DG, our Loki 206. Small weaver bird types had flitted around the wing flaps a couple days ago. I watched one squeeze between the flap surface and the wing, a space no thicker than my finger. This morning I noticed grass sticking out by...