|I (Chad) am so thankful for my family. They have put up with a lot of Kodiak craziness for a year and I'm thankful for them putting up with a distracted dad. They deserve to be celebrated as well.|
It's always great to see former employees and friends.
Beto and his wife Anna, and Panchito
|Steve and Lindsay Bilimek are a teacher family from our home church in Ohio. |
They are new here, but they are old friends and it was fun to get to share this day with them as well.
|Three Achuar church leaders who were our guest for the dedication.|
Friends who minister with Compassion International and Ecuador para Cristo.
|Waorani leaders who flew out with us for the dedication.|
|A local Pastor prays for the current Kodiak pilots and mechanics.|
|We got permission for a local demonstration flight.|
|Mateo (left) and Anita (right) have been with ADSE for more than 20 years. |
Here they are with the couple that helped pay for the Kodiak, Art and Connie.
|The airport fire department came to "baptize" the Kodiak after the flight.|
|After the planes baptism the firemen announced on the loudspeaker that they wanted the pilots to come out for a bath as well. So, Daniel and I got drenched.|
|Wet but happy.|