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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Story by MAF pilot/mechanic Dave Petersen, who serves in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo with his wife, Ashley. It’s not just airplanes that need fixing, as Dave explains here.
If there is one thing that can be said about our life here in Nyankunde, it is that there is always something to be fixed. […]
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.