Tag Archives: idaho

On the Road Again

I’m a road-tripping, homeschooling mama… and I love it!

I can tell you where to find the best playground in California, the best milkshake in Idaho, and the prettiest back roads in Colorado. I can entertain and educate my kids all over the country… for free (Let’s just go ahead and have a moment of silence […]

Flight Training Beyond the Airstrip Name

Badly Airstrip

On the corner near the MAF headquarters, there’s a firehouse with a reader board out front that says, Plan your Fire Escape. It’s a good reminder to be ready for the unexpected. As MAF flight trainers, we train our pilots for the “expected” but to also plan for the “unexpected.” We train […]

Preparing For Takeoff

I know you have all been waiting with bated breath to hear what happened since the last Thursday Flyer blog post. Well, I survived the training flight I got to tag along on—not without a few scares orchestrated by the pilots as a part of the training. The next few posts will detail our trek […]

Bought For A Price

Gravity charges a high price for defiance. All aircraft, whether space shuttle, jet airliner or jungle Cessna cost a lot to operate. They need energy to get off the ground, then demand more to stay aloft until they reach their destination, be it International Space Station, Chicago, or the next jungle strip.

NASA spends $450 million […]

Preparing Leaders

For any organization to have sustainable momentum there must be extensive training and preparation of its leaders. I firmly believe that MAF—like all ministry organizations—must provide consistent leadership training if we are to accomplish the vision that God has given us.

Mission Aviation Fellowship makes a long-term investment in our staff through extensive training prior to […]