Plane Perfect4-v5_koozieWe have a few people that we’d like to acknowledge. Their help and support has been invaluable and a big thank you goes out to them.


Alec aka ‘MTNWEST’ for help with international charts.

Rich with Plane Perfect for product sponsorship and helpful advice on video and web content.

Vid, the brains behind this site that you are viewing and the first person to buy us a gallon of fuel!

Bobcat for helping out with illustrations and logos.

The folks at Caribbean Sky Tours for their help with Central America flight planning info.

‘Monsieur Steve’ for his help on the GenDec paperwork.

Thank you Tom in Mancos for letting Emcinco squat in your hangar.

Lisa at Travers aviation insurance for all the hard work securing coverage.

The lads at Gregg Flying Service for helping Emcinco get ready and for long distance troubleshooting consulting.

Oliver at Air Navigation Pro for help with charts in South America.

A big thank you to all of those folks who bought a gallon of gas for Emcinco:

Bill R, CVD, Jesse E, Larry F, Gary L, Dave & Kim R, Big Ben P, Mary S, Vid, Perry, Matt, Keith.

Eduardo in San Salvador for his welcoming hospitality at Ilopango airport.

Larry for Costa Rica info.

Teddy for info on Panama. Jesus for help with accommodation in Panama City.

Allen for his house on Contadora.

Jorge in Colombia for providing local flying information.

Alfredo in Ecuador for helping with local flying information.

The folks at Aeromundo magazine in Ecuador for their kindness and press coverage of our trip.

Fernando and Abel with Aerolink at Lib Mandy airport in Peru with help sorting through mechanical issues.

My friend Jesse for help with hotel rooms in Lima.

All of the folks at the AeroClub in Puerto Montt. Their kindness and friendliness was unrivaled. It’s nice to see aviation enthusiasts far from home.

Rod Noriega for his information on airstrips and flying in Patagonia.

A big thank you to my friend Bill who dropped everything to fly down to Lima, help fix the plane and then fly back with me!

The biggest thank you goes out to all friends and family who have supported us on this trip with words of encouragement, followed our progress and who have kept in touch with us along the way.