In almost 70 years of service, MAF has gained a worldwide reputation as a First Responder.
The call came at a bad time. We’d loaded the airplane and buckled in three passengers. I was just climbing into the cockpit.
Pancho hurried up. “Capitán, emergency in Bufeo! Snake bite. Pregnant woman.”
I stopped mid-climb. “How long?”
“Two, maybe […]
I loved flying Ecuadorian jungle kids. They reveled in life, not yet acquiring their elders’ stoicism. At the village airstrips, girls moved in tight, giggling knots. Boys ganged, separated, then ganged again at each new wonder. They spoke whisper soft, peering, pointing, touching tentatively, watching me for any sign. In the midst of adult conversations, […]
MAF is participating in #GivingTuesday today, with funds raised going toward life-saving medical flights like the one that Pastor Yesika received earlier this year. The following is a letter of thanks from Pastor Yesika (translated into English) to the MAF team in Kalimantan, Indonesia:
I am Pastor Yesika Apirlianae Veliskova. I am a pastor at […]