Flying Mission pilot Timo Kehr tells us how he is finding mission flying in this report of a flight to Malawi he recently undertook. He dubs it 'a short insight into the life of a missionary pilot':
6 am: the alarm clock goes off. Take off is set for 8 am, so I have a small breakfast and off I go…Thank God, the internet is working - what a great start to the day!
First of all: weather check; clouds are low but otherwise no threat. " Good to go".
Next step: checking the plane: fuel, oil; all is functioning and everything is where it’s meant to be…