I became a pilot for MAF about two months ago. During my first solo flight, I was so nervous. My hands were shaking. My heart was thumping in my chest. “Here we go,” I thought, and pulled back on the control stick. I knew immediately something was wrong. My aircraft pitched to the side, toppling […]
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 […]
When Bill McLagan started working in avionics with MAF in 1978, he put his mix of technological knowledge and pilot know-how to good use, creating a number of inventions that helped make aviation easier.
However, before the world knew what a GPS was, there was a great need for a similar device – and McLagan created […]