Updates & Stories
Praise the Lord! The R66 helicopter is operational and ready to support Bible translation and humanitarian service in northwest Cameroon!
Once it cleared customs, the aircraft was reassembled and flying six days later. After making final adjustments and some test and training flights, Mark, our pilot in Cameroon, and instructor pilots Mark and Jeff flew the R66 from Yaounde to the helicopter’s base in the mountains of northwest Cameroon for more flight training—and the first service flights....
This morning in Yaoundé, people gathered in front of the hangar for a prayer of dedication for the R66. After a few more training flights in Yaoundé, pilot Mark and instructor pilots Mark and Jeff will fly the helicopter to its home base in the mountains of northwest Cameroon.
Praise the Lord! The team of JAARS and SIL Cameroon aircraft mechanics finished reassembly of the R66 helicopter! Our pilots hovered the aircraft to make final adjustments before pilot check-out flights begin.