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Nothing Like Mama’s Cookin’

Last year, one of the most popular blog posts we shared dealt with unique aviation tips from our missionary pilots. The list included ideas about the best way to handle some of the unique cargo MAF transports, like ducks, snakes and pigs. There was even a blog post last year about crocodiles in the cockpit.Authentic giant mexican tortillas

While recently talking with Sean Cannon about his time flying for MAF’s affiliate program in Oaxaca, Mexico, he added another interesting – albeit, not so alive – item to unusual things MAF transports: tortillas.

But it’s not the commercial variety either.

“Sometimes, I would be finishing up loading the plane and a mother would come out to me and ask if I still had any room,” Sean said. “And in her arms, she would be carrying a stack of giant tortillas about a foot high. These tortillas were the diameter of a large pizza. It was like a care package from a mom to her son.”

Apparently, there’s nothing like mama’s cooking – especially her tortillas.


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