Category Archives: Field Stories

Future Possibilities

Brad Hopkins, base manager at MAF’s Palangkaraya floatplane base in Kalimantan, is really excited about the new addition to their fleet:

“I think the biggest reason I’m looking forward to the arrival of PK-MEE, the amphib KODIAK, is because of its usefulness. When we integrated the Caravan into the East Kalimantan program in 2008, it was […]

A Welcome Visit

Eight Indonesian pastors arrived in Kalimantan, Indonesia, from Java recently on their way to encourage two German nurses who have been serving in the remote village of Marikoi for over 30 years.

MAF floatplane PK-MCB, “Charlie Brown,” has been serving on Borneo island as long as these nurses have! The Cessna 185 floatplane helped take the […]

Significant Life Events

Lately, the MAF Cessna Caravan 9Q-CMO has sensed that her flights encompass the full cycle of life—from beginning to end. Two recent flights serve as examples of this.

MAF pilot Kevin Spann recently received his “checkout” in the Caravan, which means he can now fly the airplane solo and land at any number of airstrips throughout […]

A Bird’s-Eye View

 

John Iseminger greets Koti translators in Angoche, Mozambique. Photo by Mark and Kelly Hewes.

“We are trying to reach the Koti people, and it is in their own language that they respond to the Gospel,” said the local translator working in Angoche, Mozambique.

Recently John Iseminger, of The Seed Company, was on MAF’s C9-AAL, a Cessna […]