Category Archives: Kodiak

Haiti Update, October 18

MAF Sends Additional Aircraft and Crew to Haiti,  Installs Satellite Communication System to Aid Relief Efforts

An MAF KODIAK aircraft arrived at Port-au-Prince on Oct. 15.

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) has deployed a fourth airplane and three additional staff to Haiti to join its team conducting relief flights following Hurricane Matthew. The KODIAK airplane, […]

Unearthing an Enduring Legacy

Nearly 60 years ago, MAF pilot Nate Saint and four other missionaries landed at “Palm Beach” on the Curaray River in Ecuador. Setting foot on the river beach was the next logical step in what the men called “Operation Auca,” after initial attempts from the air to contact the hostile Waorani tribe were deemed positive. […]

Dream Machine

Ecuador program pilots Daniel Soría (left) and Chad Irwin during the ferry flight from Nampa, ID to Shell, Ecuador. Photo courtesy of Chad Irwin.

Each of us pilots has our own secret gulp moment. A time when, despite training, diligence, and confidence, a voice in the back of our head brays, “Are you sure you […]

PK-MEA Delivers New Bibles

PK-MEA took part in a three-day celebration in December to dedicate the Hupla Bible. It was an exciting time for the village of Soba, located in the highlands of Papua, Indonesia. Hundreds came from surrounding areas to celebrate.

Over the course of the past year, PK-MEA and the MAF Papua fleet made over 60 flights into […]

MAF’s new KODIAK to visit Florida, Arizona and California before heading to Papua, Indonesia

MAF’s newest KODIAK is visiting Florida, Arizona, and California before heading to its final home in Papua, Indonesia. Photo by Paul O’Brien.

March 20, 2014—Mission Aviation Fellowship’s newest aircraft, a Quest KODIAK, will be visiting several areas of the U.S. before heading to its final home in Papua, Indonesia.

“This remarkable airplane will be used to deliver […]