Category Archives: Latin America

Patience Makes a Difference

How MAF helped save a young girl’s life

For Mission Aviation Fellowship pilot Kevin Borror, patience isn’t just a virtue––it’s a decision that forever changed the course of one young girl’s life.

Maria was an orphan and a sponsored child through the Compassion International program. Borror received a request to pick her up and take her to […]

How Many Per Seat?

While still in Ecuador, a late afternoon sun burned white. Good weather over the jungle allowed one more flight. I taxied to the runway, passengers eager for home.

Before that, Pancho and helpers moved and gassed my airplane. They loaded cargo and seated passengers. They answered my radioed position reports. After each flight they unloaded and […]

Bringing Life-Changing Care to Haiti

Traveling from her home in Missouri to Haiti every month, for two weeks at a time, Janice Cotrone relies heavily on MAF to get her to La Gonave island quickly and safely. In this way, she can have more time to spend training nurses so they can give compassionate care and be the hands and […]

The Plane Life

“You’d better read this book,” Bill Clapp, an MAF alumnus said 53 years ago, as he handed “Jungle Pilot” to a pretty 19-year-old named Carole. “This is what I want to do.” Bill didn’t own a car, but he did have a plane. The two of them had just returned from a flight to take […]

Technology’s Impact

A Pastor’s Testimony

Last September, MAF and three partnering organizations held a formal pastor training for 105 pastors from El Salvador and the surrounding regions. Most of the participants came from rural areas and had little to no formal pastoral education. During the training, MAF introduced several different tools and methods that the participants could use […]