Tag Archives: flight training

Flight Training Adventures – Part 1

Last month MAF pilot Sean Cannon (Palangkaraya base – Kalimantan, Indonesia) was busy training pilot Isaac Rogers who had just transferred from Tarakan. This is the first of two posts about Sean and Isaac’s adventures in training.

After Isaac completed his first solo flight, we still needed to work at some of our more challenging places […]

Perfect Practice

Professional flight training creates confident pessimists. We fly confident that our skill brings us safely to our destination. But we practice for calamity as well. Instructors demand we repeat, with neither hesitation nor doubt, the steps for situations like aborted takeoff, fire in-flight, electrical failure, or landing with a flat tire. We inscribe the six […]

The Sampler – Five Stories from 2011

As we close out 2011, here’s a look back at five stories from the year that capture the essence of MAF’s ministry. The collection is pulled from our own newsletters and videos, plus news clippings and radio broadcasts.

MAF pilot, Ryan Cuthel, flies a World Vision team into Dadaab refugee camp to bring food and […]