Category Archives: Plane Maintenance

A Hungry Hyena Tale

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 […]

Hangar happenings and a global impact

Flight Follow | Season 2: Episode 3

 

Jenn Wolf teams up with Nathan Jones to co-host this episode. Nathan goes into the hangar at MAF headquarters in Nampa, Idaho, to talk to some of the seasoned maintenance specialists, and Jenn recaps highlights from her interview with one of the newest members to join the team. Jenn […]

Wired for Joy

A staff member from Papua takes his skills to the next level and spreads joy at MAF headquarters

 

“In MAF, I love to do even little things but with a big heart,” said Arleon Eko, an MAF staff member from Papua, Indonesia. “I work with wiring or solar but I can help people in remote areas. […]

A Tale of Two Tails

Pebbles scratched the paint. Bigger rocks just turned over in the propeller blast.

But golf- to baseball-sized stones pounded the tail of my airplane. Couldn’t be helped on the gravel strip. Still had to takeoff.

Two boys next to a Cessna 206 at a typical grass airstrip in Ecuador. Photo by Mark and Kelly Hewes.

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