If we lose four and a half pounds, we might want to broadcast that exciting news to the world. But if an airplane sheds four and a half pounds, does it really matter that much?
MAF’s John Miller knows gaining seven pounds for an airplane that flies in the bush might be more noteworthy than a […]
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an excerpt from a post on the blog of MAF pilot Jon Cadd, who is serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this post, he shares about MAF’s process for vetting a potential airstrip.
The airstrip was still in the process of being rebuilt by the UN and as I […]
Last year, we ran a series on how MAF handles preparing for disasters, interviewing MAF’s manager of security and disaster response John Woodberry. It was one of our most popular series, and since this month we are highlighting our disaster preparedness initiatives, we thought these might be worth sharing again in case you […]
Editor’s Note: MAF pilot Dave Forney serves in Indonesia and takes a yearly trek through the jungle that he flies over each day. He says understanding how challenging it is to travel through the dense vegetation and dangerous wildlife habitats makes him appreciate what MAF does for isolated people that much more. A story about […]
As Haiti braced for another natural disaster this past weekend, MAF was prepared to help those in need after making some major preparations of its own, including moving airplanes out of the storm’s path. Fortunately, Isaac was only a tropical storm when it made landfall in Haiti and did not wreak the havoc it could […]
Editor’s note: John and Margie Fairweather served with MAF for 40 years, spending most of their time on the field in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). John recently shared about his experience of working with an isolated village to build an airstrip.
One year, the local Bible school we worked with quite often took a […]