AircraftMilestones

Upgrades for CX-PBO

We used the past few months to upgrade our project aircraft. At first Martin took care of the upholstery and seat covers for all seats. New door panels and a new carpet were put in during the local winter. A successful project. Thanks to Martin!In November we started the next upgrade. The original avionics needed…

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Experiences

First tour successfully flown

Horst and Holger wanted to be the first pilots to fly in Uruguay within our new project. They did it! Our ten day tour of Uruguay took us to the sophisticated Punta del Este, to the agricultural pilots at Santos Servicios Aereos in Tacuarembó, to German pilots in Salto, to Paysandú where we were given…

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AircraftMilestones

Project-owned Cessna C182

The first big step towards your own plane in Uruguay has been taken. We were able to sign a preliminary contract for the purchase of the CX-PBO in the last week of August. So we have secured this beautiful Cessna C182 and can take it over at the end of the year. Consequently Fly in…

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Milestones

“Fly in Uruguay” goes online!

The project “Fly in Uruguay” goes online! Jan H. Schnitzler from Aviation Marketing and I have developed this website where you are now. The development of the project logo also stems from this cooperation. On one hand the website should of course provide information about the project and draw attention to the aviation options beyond…

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Milestones

License validation

I had passed the test in air law in March 2018, but I wasn’t sure if it would work out that I would actually get the Uruguayan validation of my German license when I went back to Montevideo. In addition, I already had two passengers, Gabi and Winnie, for my first trial tour. So I…

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Milestones

The new project idea

In February 2017, I stepped on South American soil for the first time in my life. I had heard and read a lot, especially about Uruguay and Argentina. Amazingly these places did not only sound interesting to me. My friend Beverley from Botswana also wanted to look around there and another friend from my time…

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