The beauty of the thick cloud hanging in the valley like a curtain was at the same time frightening thinking of how much devastation it could cause.
The touch down on the tarmac of Paraty filled us with a feeling of confidence in the machine and our upcoming adventure to Foz do Iguaçu.
The engine was found to be in good order. The return flight was mainly offshore, going round Ilha Grande. Approximately 170 km over open water, of which 40 km without reach of the mainland… The total flown distance in 2 days was 600 km over terrain with mountains, forest, open sea and urban area: We and the machine had passed the simulation.