Before continuing with their flight training, Sean and Isaac shared lunch with some of the pastors they serve at Naan. This is the second post in a series. You can read the first one here.
When we arrived at our host’s floating house, we opened up buckets of Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pepsi that I had […]
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 […]
It’s no secret that many of the places MAF operates airplanes around the world tend to have extreme climates. Some of them have very harsh and cold winters, while others have tropical heat and sunshine. I work in the one with lots of heat, humidity, and heat. Think American mid-West in August … but all […]
A common question I get asked as an MAF pilot serving in Kalimantan, Indonesia is “What do you transport in your airplane?” A really short answer would sound something like “I transport people and stuff.” However the “stuff” part of that response can be as varied as the countries we serve in. Often times it […]
It was going to be a great Saturday. We were heading to the pool when my husband got the call. There was a woman interior in need of an emergency evacuation. She was having a difficult labor and both her life and the baby’s were at risk if she didn’t get to good medical care fast.
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Of the numerous items that would be considered challenging to an MAF pilot, dealing with weather would probably rank in the Top 3. MAF flies its airplanes in extreme places around the world and those same extreme places can be accompanied by extreme weather. Although numerous options exist nowadays for weather reporting and predicting, most […]