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Spring flights

Posted by on March 31, 2016 in Brazil with 2 Comments

Praise the Lord we have been busy flying and keeping the airplanes flying. The Zenair (2 place float plane) was finally flown again after a new propeller, much needed new floats and an engine “revision”. We still have to finish up some maintenance before it is put back into full-time service. As I write, there is […]

March shenanigans

Posted by on March 24, 2016 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

So one thing we’ve become fairly well acquainted with over the past month is pulga-de-pé, or bicho-de-pé (one translation I saw said these were jiggers, but I’m not sure).  It is a small black worm that burrows into the skin and lays eggs.  Not painful at first, but as it grows it can become quite […]