Category Archives: Nampa

A Lasting Impact

How one flight helps change lives thousands of miles away

Scott, middle, with friends and family, and pilot Jason, front right.

Scott Atteberry was wheeled into the chapel at MAF headquarters by his wife, Deana, as friends and family waited. Blue skies stretched above the high deserts of Idaho and a light breeze brushed across […]

MAF Breaks Ground

Mission Aviation Fellowship Breaks Ground on Significant Expansion of Its Nampa Campus

NAMPA, Idaho – Mission Aviation Fellowship broke ground Friday on a project that will nearly double the size of its headquarters in Nampa, Idaho.

“When MAF moved to Nampa from California 10 years ago, the original master plan included a number of buildings that were […]

MAF Appoints Dickson and Bear to Leadership Roles

NAMPA, Idaho – Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) announces two leadership appointments at its headquarters in Nampa.

Rick Dickson

Rick Dickson has been named vice president of finance and CFO. Dickson has served many roles with MAF around the world. He was the organization’s southern Africa area manager, overseeing MAF operations in the countries of Lesotho, Mozambique, and […]

600 Attend MAF’s 70th Anniversary Celebration

NAMPA, Idaho – Mission Aviation Fellowship celebrated its 70th anniversary Saturday at the organization’s headquarters at the Nampa airport. Some 600 guests attended the open house and enjoyed airplane rides, games, face painting and a breakfast fundraiser.

Grace and Faith Olenik of Nampa enjoy a ride on Petey the Plane during MAF’s 70th anniversary […]

Merry Christmas and Happy Easter!

Excitement is building in the Boyd household as we prepare for Christmas. There’s been baking and candy making going on so that “snack alley,” our holiday tradition, will be well-stocked. The tree and decorations are up, and I occasionally hear whispers in other rooms as Tanya or the children make secret plans.

Yes, Christmas is a […]

A Lasting Gift Supports Future Training

Alan Clark and Paul Doolittle had a passion for aviation and a deep respect and appreciation for Mission Aviation Fellowship. And while the gift they left MAF won’t ever get off the ground, it will help future MAF pilots soar when it comes to maintaining their engines …

Being a local aviation enthusiast, Alan was known […]