When WWII pilots envisioned using small aircraft to help the gospel spread to hard-to-reach areas, could they have imagined what missionary aviation looks like today? Could MAF’s founders have conceived of the complexity of the tools—the aircraft—that now make up the MAF fleet?
Now, 75 years after the start of MAF’s ministry, its aircraft have changed […]
MAF’s Carolyn Monson began a ministry that helps local women earn a living
Carolyn Monson ran her hands across colorful bolts of fabric, admiring the new designs. As she made a pile of her favorites, her three children scurried about the store, weaving in and out of fabric displays.
At the counter, the owner greeted her warmly […]
A hungry hyena and a dental team lead to a career highlight for one MAF maintenance specialist
Story by Roger Clark
The tail of the airplane wasn’t just damaged. It had been eaten. I was in central Mozambique helping with a long inspection of an MAF Cessna 206 when the call came in from the Niassa Game […]
Above: Follow along with pilot Daniel Perez in Papua, Indonesia! See what a day in the life of an MAF pilot is like.
Below: Kees Janse shares this recent day in his life as an MAF pilot in Papua, Indonesia.
As my alarm clock goes off around 4:30 in the morning, I (Kees) can already […]
Editor’s note: When the MAF airplane landed at Kikongo back in May, only a few brave kids ran out to meet it. However, when they saw doctors carrying a blood samples case, they ran away screaming. MAF pilot Jonathan de Jongh had experienced one holdup after another that day. Now with this last unscheduled stop, […]
An MAF mother and daughter accompany a long-time missionary in Papua and witness what happens when lives are transformed by the gospel.
Anja van Dijk and her daughter, Janieke, MAF missionaries, could see meandering rivers, swamps, and tropical forest from the window of the MAF airplane as they soared over the Mamberamo region of Papua, […]