Count the Elephants

Conservation flights provide unique opportunities

MAF pilot Jon Cadd has flown 300 feet over jungles in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) more times than he can count. His passengers—park officials, game wardens, and conservationists—keenly spot and count elephants, buffalo, hippos, rhinos and even mongooses and pythons.

These are some of Jon’s favorite […]

When Borders Close

Flexibility and ingenuity enabled plane maintenance to continue in east DRC despite lockdowns and curfews

Story by Natalie Holsten

What do a truck of bananas, a dugout canoe, a river crossing, and a local chief have to do with airplane maintenance?

In the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (EDRC), these were the links in the chain that […]

Mission Aviation Fellowship delivers COVID-19 vaccine

NAMPA, Idaho – Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is currently assisting the Lesotho Flying Doctor Service (LFDS), a division of the Lesotho Department of Health, in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to remote clinics in the country. Lesotho is a small, mountainous country of approximately 2 million people surrounded by South Africa.

On March 22 […]