The First Yolngu Pilot

Yingiya Guyula was the first Yolngu to train as a pilot. Read about his journey with MAF in Arnhem Land here.

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Medevac for a Man with a Broken Leg – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year the team in Papua New Guinea flew a man from Pyarulama to Kompiam hospital after a severe leg injury when he was cutting down trees. Read the story here.

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Connecting Remote Communities – MAF in Madagascar

MAF has enjoyed a long partnership with Bible translation organisations in Madagascar. Translation Consultant Bev Erasmus explains more about the work being done, and how MAF flights support it.

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A Pilot’s Life: Travelling Around the World during Covid-19

“As I look back at the past ten weeks, I travelled a total of 38580 kilometres touching nine countries. This is a personal record for me to fly extensively in such a short period. The interesting thing is that I got to accomplish this feat during a time when it seems almost impossible to travel overseas due to COVID-19 restrictions. I cannot help but thank God for His protection and provision over my life.”

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3 Minutes to Spare – South Maasai Safari, Tanzania

“I waited an hour for the team on the ground, and it was becoming obvious that if they did not arrive soon, we would run out of daylight hours to complete the safari. We gave them until 1pm to get there. They came with three minutes to spare.”

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It’s been 75 Years since Pilot Betty Greene took off on MAF’s first ever flight…

On this day exactly 75 years ago (23rd February 1946), Betty Greene made history as the pilot of the first ever MAF flight. Read about this first flight and about this pioneering women of faith, passion and great talent as she spearheaded the mission aviation movement on the link below:

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Through the Eyes of a CRMF Pioneer

MAF Technologies (CRMF) has a rich tradition in providing radio services to the people of Papua New Guinea. Here is an informative account of the early days by CRMF pioneer Graham Spendlove.

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A Reflection of 2020 – MAF Technologies

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across almost all of our programs. It has affected our staff, our ability to serve, and the people we have been able to reach. Below is a summary of how this impact has been felt in our Technology Services program in PNG.

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A Reflection of 2020 – MAF Arnhem Land

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across almost all of our programs. It has affected our staff, our ability to fly, and the people we have been able to reach. Below is a summary of how this impact has been felt in Arnhem Land.

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Getting Back to School Against All Odds

When all schools closed in Kenya in March 2020, it was a scramble to get the students of missionary boarding school Rift Valley Academy home to their parents in other parts of Africa. A group of these youngsters travelled together back to Chad where for the remainder of the year they studied online, separated from […]

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A Reflection of 2020 – MAF Timor-Leste

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across almost all of our programmes. It has affected our staff, our ability to fly, and the people we have been able to reach. Below is a summary of how this impact has been felt in Timor-Leste.

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A Reflection of 2020 – MAF Bangladesh

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across almost all of our programmes. It has affected our staff, our ability to fly, and the people we have been able to reach. Below is a summary of how this impact has been felt in Bangladesh. When the world was shutting down, MAF Bangladesh was stepping up […]

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A Reflection of 2020 – MAF Papua New Guinea

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across almost all of our programmes. It has affected our staff, our ability to fly, and the people we have been able to reach. Below is a summary of how this impact has been felt in Papua New Guinea. 

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A Reflection of 2020 – MAF South Sudan

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across almost all of our programmes. It has affected our staff, our ability to fly, and the people we have been able to reach. Below is a summary of how this impact has been felt in South Sudan.  General Information  As the world was locking down in April, South […]

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A Reflection of 2020 – MAF Madagascar

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across almost all of our programs. It has affected our staff, our ability to fly, and the people we have been able to reach. Below is a summary of how this impact has been felt in Madagascar. When the world was shutting down, Madagascar was no different and […]

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A Reflection of 2020 – MAF Kenya

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across almost all of our programs. It has affected our staff, our ability to fly, and the people we have been able to reach. Below is a summary of how this impact has been felt in Kenya. As the world was shutting down, Kenya was no different, and […]

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A Reflection of 2020 – MAF Tanzania

MAF Tanzania Country Director Stewart Ayling shares his reflections on the challenges of keeping the program running in the midst of the pandemic, whilst also prioritising the safety of the team, their partners, and the isolated people they serve.

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A Community Calls for Help: MAF in Tanzania

When a young student at a boarding school in a remote area of Tanzania suffered a serious accident, the local community came together to call on MAF for help.

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Restoration for Victims of War & Violence

MAF Uganda Pilot Andrew Parker recently committed to over a week away from his family in exchange for an extremely moving and life changing flight bringing women from the remote jungle in EDRC to the Panzi Hospital for restorative surgery. Read the story on the link below:

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To Timor-Leste and Back

All the travel restrictions surrounding Covid-19 at the moment have presented some challenges with providing engineering support to some of our programs that don’t have resident engineers based in country. For the Timor-Leste program, what would normally be a 1 week trip for an engineer to carry out scheduled maintenance on the 2 aircraft based […]

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