Aviation Program

STOL and Performance Upgrades Update!

Our Cessna 182 is undergoing some major transformation! The aircraft is currently located in Arkansas where it is receiving STOL (short take off and landing) modifications, bush landing gear (larger tires and beefed up suspension), a more powerful engine, and a propeller that will harness the increased power! The aircraft was in great shape when…

Tremendous support received from the aviation community!

The support behind our aviation program has been truly amazing! We have received tremendous financial support from many ministry partners, but we have also received various levels of support from some key suppliers. Thank you! Blue Sun Air Mayday Avionics Stene Aviation Air Research Technology LakeVue Aeronautics WhirlWind Propellers Higher Power Hydraulic Doors

PBM’s Cessna 182 Delivered to Arkansas

PBM’s Cessna 182Q was delivered to Twelve Stone Aviation in Arkansas on Feb 11 by pilot Mike Joslyn and PBM supporter Matt Marsman. PBM’s Cessna 182Q will be having extensive STOL (short take off and landing) modifications done over the next two months. The transformation will be amazing, but no where near how amazing the…

CH-801 Aircraft Progress

As many of your know, we purchased a Zenith 801 aircraft in the fall of 2014 as a “start” to our aviation program. From the beginning that aircraft was meant to be a stepping stone into what we had hoped was a more capable aircraft for the program. As God has done so many times…

Paradise Bound Ministries Mission Aviation Celebration Event

YOU are Cordially Invited to: The PBM Aviation Ministry  Open House (the PBM aircraft will be there)   Thursday Nov 6th, 2014   West MI Regional Airport, Holland, MI (formerly Tulip City Airport)   4:30p to 6:00p Open House with Snacks & Punch!   6:00p to 8:00p R.S.V.P.:  Share a meal & PRAYER, Program, & Unveiling!      …

Perfectly Timed Message

The search for our first PBM Aviation Ministry aircraft has been an intense time of prayer, research, conversations, and then even more prayer and research! We have investigated many different brands, types, colors, shapes (maybe not colors & shapes) but you get my point. The process has led us to only a couple of different…

The end of the road, or is it?

The end of the road, or is it?  “For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.” Declares the Lord in Isaiah 55:9   I stood at the end of the road, in a place where we could go…

Mission Network News Aviation Program Interview with Dan Smith

Dan talks with Katey Hearth from Mission Network News (www.mnnonline.org) about the calling laid upon Paradise Bound for aviation ministry. They discuss how God has already placed specific people and specific connections in front of the ministry and how that has blessed the calling.  Dan also speaks into how aviation will help the ministry go…

50K Aviation Challenge Grant

 $50,000 Challenge Grant “…you make the clouds your chariot you ride on the wings of the wind you make the winds your messengers…” From Psalms 104: 3 & 4 We continue to be overjoyed in the doors that our Lord is opening within Aviation Ministry!  Continue in PRAYER with us as we seek HIS precious face…