Mercy Wings International (MWI)……..Moving forward with WordPress

Give us a few weeks to get our past and new content on-line. Our new WordPress site/blog is being overhauled, and will appear again with a fresh look. Another bonus is MWI will be able to go where you go, on your favorite mobile device and social media outlet. Looking forward to keeping you updated on our activities in Guatemala.

Another brick in the wall

The mission of Mercy Wings International (MWI) is to serve Ministers, missionaries, ministry workers and the needy people of Guatemala. Each brick- in-the-wall represents fuel for one hour of flight time, at a cost of only $100.00 USD. In this simple way, individuals, home groups, churches, and organizations can ensure that MWI remains ready to answer the call. Monthly (tax deductible) giving, keeps MWI fully equipped and flight ready. Send your …

Archives, a new thing……..for the old

Many of you, over the years, have enjoyed our old missionary web page. The in-depth newsletters and photo gallery gave image to the things we see as missionaries in Guatemala. Yet, the times, they do change. As we try to keep up with technology and make our internet presents more mobile device friendly, this Blog came into being some months ago. It seemed a shame to lose the images of years …

Baby needs new shoes……..

Good news, Mercy Wings International (MWI) aviation services continue to grow in Guatemala. Bad news, soon “baby will indeed need new shoes”. The rough strips exact a heavy toll when landing a 3600 lb aircraft. Effectively reducing the useful life of aircraft tires. The Mercy Wings International, Cessna T206H, uses two (2) 800-6 main landing gear (MLG) tires. Each tire will cost $200.00 each, not to mention each new tire must …

The Battle is won!

For a few months oil had been gathering in increasing amounts, at the forward section of the engine compartment of our trusty T206H, based in the western highlands of Guatemala. With limited ability to obtain proper replacement parts and special tools, I went about removing as many suspected areas as possible, under the circumstances. The offending oil leak remained hidden for a few months. Now back in Guatemala, and armed …

Take me out to the ball park…..

Not too many nights ago Robin and I had the opportunity to share in a Fiday night tradition at Diamond field in the city of Lake Elsnor. This evening we would be sitting in section 101, right behind home plate. Nine of our family members joined 150 of the nearby Calvary Chaple churches to enjoy the game. More that 50 churches were represented and were seated together in varioius section …