Category Archives: Field Stories

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 […]

Grand Celebrations

In March MAF’s Cessna Caravan 9Q-CMP had the wonderful privilege of flying for two New Testament dedications in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

9Q-CMP spent several days transporting church leaders and other guests to and from the villages of Todro and Isiro for the dedication ceremonies of the Bible being translated into the Logo and […]

Breaking Hearts in Haiti


The MAF adopt-a-plane HH-LLS in Haiti feels like a responsible parent sometimes—and lately, a distraught parent. Her heart is breaking due to some recent flights.

It’s not uncommon to receive a medical evacuation request to bring a little one to a hospital in Port-au-Prince for emergency treatment. But more often than not, when MAF gets the […]

Life-Changing Flights

Just the other day, 7P-CMH completed a flight that made her very happy. Over the past six months she has done several flights for a mother and her precious child. 7P-CMH hoped that this particular flight would be the last one.

Limpho (pronounced Dim po) is a baby girl who was born with a severe cleft […]