The battered looking runway of Payo. If it looks empty to you, that`s because all planes are flying! This is the 3rd busiest crop dusting base in Ecuador and the tarmac can do with a little TLC.
Smooth looking Stationair from the year 2008.
Nice 172N here seen alone in this big hangar! This is a 1977 frame, looking fresh; still!
Tenguel, always a nice stop to have a bite to break up the trip. The runway is right in town!
When you wake up early, you catch the bright morning light. So bright in fact, that they covered the windows 1 minute before this shot was taken.
This neat runway is part of the national paper production plant in the town "Mariscal Marcelino Maridueña".
This frame has been in Ecuador for quite a while now, yet she is still carrying the N-registration.
This Turbo Thrush is just about to back out and reverse into the chemicals loading bay. Amazingly maneuverable machines on the ground, these planes!
Nice 150, used for flight training by the new school "Sky" in Ecuador. Santo Domingo is the nice airport of a bustling town at the foot of the Andes. This area is prone to a low cloud ceiling than... (more)
A British helicopter in Ecuador!
Not something you see every day!
Soon she will be re-registered and will assume crop dusting duties in the area.
"El Guapo" stand for "handsome". All cropdusters based at Jaramillo have interesting names and are maintained to an excellent standard, cosmetically!
The brand new civil apron at the military airport of Salinas.
This Cessna would leave shortly after this picture was taken for Guayaquil and so would the blue MXP 150 Patriot behind her.