Tag Archives: Caravan

Alaska Air Group and Three Families Honored by MAF

Donor Gifts Funded Airplanes That Will Serve Isolated People in Mozambique and Asia

NAMPA, Idaho – In a special ceremony on Wednesday, November 4, Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) honored Alaska Air Group and three families whose financial gifts allowed the ministry organization to purchase airplanes that will soon be impacting the lives of impoverished people in […]

Faithfulness Across Generations

MAF Staff Share Perspectives About Ministry Through the Years

David Francis works on an MAF airplane. Photo by MAF staff.

DAVID FRANCIS – DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – With MAF since 2004
An extra headset sat in the passenger seat of MAF pilot David Francis’ airplane. During long flights across the vast Democratic Republic of the […]

Shedding Pounds in the Sky

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 […]

Not Just Another Plane Dedication

With a pilot for a father, I grew up around airplanes. However, they never really grabbed my attention. I never stared at them with much awe as they rose from the ground and disappeared into the deep blue sky. It was a way to get around, to move from point A to point B. I […]

Plane Maintenance Creativity Saving MAF Thousands

It’s no secret that MAF’s seasoned mechanics and volunteers are adept at creating useful items for plane maintenance on the field. But for a guy whose mechanical prowess doesn’t go much further than the twist of a screwdriver, I find myself fascinated at the creativity brimming out of the MAF machine shop.

On my latest trip […]