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.

Read More

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:

Read More

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 […]

Read More

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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:

Read More

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 […]

Read More

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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:

Read More

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 […]

Read More

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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:

Read More

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 […]

Read More

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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:

Read More

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 […]

Read More

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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:

Read More

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 […]

Read More

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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:

Read More

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 […]

Read More

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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:

Read More

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 […]

Read More

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read More

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.

Read more

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:

Read more

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 […]

Read more

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read more

Thank You, Max Chapman

Missionary Hudson Taylor once said, “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” In the world of MAF, one such individual who has faithfully followed Christ and served Him through MAF for 45 years is the legendary Max Chapman.

Read more

2,500 Bibles sent to remote tribe that once killed missionaries

A remote Papua tribe has received 2,500 Bibles 55 years after two missionaries trying to reach them with the Gospel were slain. 

Read more

MAF in Madagascar: Supporting Students to Complete Their Studies

2020 has been a time of tremendous upheaval for students the world over, and this year’s graduating classes in Madagascar are no different, having suffered the impact of Covid-19 school closures on their final year exams.

Read more

MAFs mountain airstrip in Myanmar is now 75% complete

MAF Myanmar ‘s mountainous airstrip is now 75% complete. Despite coronavirus mayhem, mountains and monsoons, Lailenpi Airstrip in Chin State is nearly finished. Seven years in the making, this extraordinary feat of aviation civil engineering is due for completion in February 2021. Here are the latest developments since the wet season has ended and and construction has resumed.

Read more

Clothing Children with Love

Clothing Children with Love: MAF’s Partnership with Global Kids Clothes and Crisis Accommodation Gove. Earlier this year we shared with you a need to launch an emergency flight program in Arnhem Land. Thanks to your generous partnership, this program is now providing emergency flights to those escaping from life-threatening domestic violence situations around the homelands of Arnhem […]

Read more

An Interview with Richie Axon serving in Papua New Guinea

MAF Australia’s Richie Axon has served as a pilot in Papua New Guinea since 2010. Along with his family, he is based in Telefomin, an outstation in the west of Papua New Guinea. What’s your story? Where are you from? I grew up with parents who followed Jesus. We moved around when I was a […]

Read more

MAF Pilot, Steven Biggs – stranded but steadfast about the future

As the world navigates new quarantine restrictions, Australian MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, finds himself stuck in southeast Kent having had two Brisbane bound flights cancelled. MAF UK’s Claire Gilderson caught up with Steven in the UK about his future plans and what MAF in West Africa might look like, the other side of the pandemic…. […]

Read more

When God wants to save a life – Medevac in Kenya

On Friday May 29, 2020, MAF pilot Daniel Loewen-Rudgers flew a medevac flight for two babies with heart conditions. The flight enabled the babies to reach hospital in time but it was the actions of many Christians working together that allowed God’s purposes to prevail. ‘It is one of those flights you go to bed […]

Read more

One Final Emergency: MAF in Uganda

Back in March 2020, MAF was able to answer one last emergency before lockdown in Uganda grounded all of our operations for many weeks. David and Rose-Mary Salmon have been living in North Uganda for many years working with ex-child soldiers near Gulu. In March, Rose-Mary fell seriously ill and remaining remotely would have been extremely risky for her health.  MAF was able to fly them out to Entebbe on our last flight back in March when restrictions were put in place.David and Rose-Mary wrote this letter of thanks to God for all they have seen of His faithfulness to them over the years.

Read more

Achieving the Engineering Dream!

Have you ever thought of becoming an Engineer for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)?  Is this something God might be calling you to do? Dan Perrett has just completed his apprenticeship in Engineering (Cert IV in Aero skills – Avionics) through Aviation Australia in Cairns. He achieved this after five years of dedication and hard work. […]

Read more

Breakthrough Disaster Relief Flight to Kasese

The day has finally arrived our team has waited and worked towards for the last 2 long months. The MAF Uganda team have been communicating with the Office of the Prime Minister to find a way to bring cargo to the people suffering in Kasese after flash-flooding displaced 25,000 people and finally permission was received! Read about what happened here.

Read more

Attacked by a Crocodile: MAF in Arnhem Land

During this time of world wide lockdowns and restrictions on flying, MAF Arnhem Land is blessed and grateful that they have been declared an essential service by the Northern Territory Government and can continue helping people in need during this Covid-19 Crisis. Read about the latest medevac on the link, rescuing a crocodile bite victim. Please help ensure MAF can continue helping people as we have for the past 75 years, by contributing to our current appeal: https://maf.org.au/covid/

Read more

Exciting Updates from MAF Mareeba

2020 will be remembered as a very unusual year, when social distancing was the norm and children and parents alike, studied and worked from home, trying to ensure our safety from Covid-19.  However for MAF in Mareeba there are hopeful ventures afoot.

Read more

Looking back over 75 Years of MAF: A Mother’s Day to Remember

One Sunday morning in May, six women set off from Kawito station, Papua New Guinea on an adventure set by God.  There was laughter in the air and a sense of freedom and celebration as these women zoomed off down the river. Maybe it was the anticipation of a break from the kids and a change of scenery or maybe it was the excitement of what lay ahead. 

Read more

Aerial Health Patrol and Air Strip Surveys in Papua New Guinea

Mission completed! “We were happy to have finished the mission!” Standing in front of Sierra Delta Papa at the end of their 3 days flying are pilots Jan Ivar Andresen from Norway and Corné Noordhoek from the Netherlands. On Wednesday, they took off from Mount Hagen flying Sierra Delta Papa (P2-SDP), which is our dedicated […]

Read more

Disaster Response in Uganda

There’s an overwhelming wave of trials hitting Uganda which are adding to the insurmountable struggles of lockdown. The latest is extreme flooding in Kasese, Western Uganda. At the same time, MAF Uganda’s runway has been flooded from all of the rain which is causing Lake Victoria to swell to record levels which haven’t been seen […]

Read more

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.

Read more

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:

Read more

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 […]

Read more

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read more

Thank You, Max Chapman

Missionary Hudson Taylor once said, “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” In the world of MAF, one such individual who has faithfully followed Christ and served Him through MAF for 45 years is the legendary Max Chapman.

Read more

2,500 Bibles sent to remote tribe that once killed missionaries

A remote Papua tribe has received 2,500 Bibles 55 years after two missionaries trying to reach them with the Gospel were slain. 

Read more

MAF in Madagascar: Supporting Students to Complete Their Studies

2020 has been a time of tremendous upheaval for students the world over, and this year’s graduating classes in Madagascar are no different, having suffered the impact of Covid-19 school closures on their final year exams.

Read more

MAFs mountain airstrip in Myanmar is now 75% complete

MAF Myanmar ‘s mountainous airstrip is now 75% complete. Despite coronavirus mayhem, mountains and monsoons, Lailenpi Airstrip in Chin State is nearly finished. Seven years in the making, this extraordinary feat of aviation civil engineering is due for completion in February 2021. Here are the latest developments since the wet season has ended and and construction has resumed.

Read more

Clothing Children with Love

Clothing Children with Love: MAF’s Partnership with Global Kids Clothes and Crisis Accommodation Gove. Earlier this year we shared with you a need to launch an emergency flight program in Arnhem Land. Thanks to your generous partnership, this program is now providing emergency flights to those escaping from life-threatening domestic violence situations around the homelands of Arnhem […]

Read more

An Interview with Richie Axon serving in Papua New Guinea

MAF Australia’s Richie Axon has served as a pilot in Papua New Guinea since 2010. Along with his family, he is based in Telefomin, an outstation in the west of Papua New Guinea. What’s your story? Where are you from? I grew up with parents who followed Jesus. We moved around when I was a […]

Read more

MAF Pilot, Steven Biggs – stranded but steadfast about the future

As the world navigates new quarantine restrictions, Australian MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, finds himself stuck in southeast Kent having had two Brisbane bound flights cancelled. MAF UK’s Claire Gilderson caught up with Steven in the UK about his future plans and what MAF in West Africa might look like, the other side of the pandemic…. […]

Read more

When God wants to save a life – Medevac in Kenya

On Friday May 29, 2020, MAF pilot Daniel Loewen-Rudgers flew a medevac flight for two babies with heart conditions. The flight enabled the babies to reach hospital in time but it was the actions of many Christians working together that allowed God’s purposes to prevail. ‘It is one of those flights you go to bed […]

Read more

One Final Emergency: MAF in Uganda

Back in March 2020, MAF was able to answer one last emergency before lockdown in Uganda grounded all of our operations for many weeks. David and Rose-Mary Salmon have been living in North Uganda for many years working with ex-child soldiers near Gulu. In March, Rose-Mary fell seriously ill and remaining remotely would have been extremely risky for her health.  MAF was able to fly them out to Entebbe on our last flight back in March when restrictions were put in place.David and Rose-Mary wrote this letter of thanks to God for all they have seen of His faithfulness to them over the years.

Read more

Achieving the Engineering Dream!

Have you ever thought of becoming an Engineer for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)?  Is this something God might be calling you to do? Dan Perrett has just completed his apprenticeship in Engineering (Cert IV in Aero skills – Avionics) through Aviation Australia in Cairns. He achieved this after five years of dedication and hard work. […]

Read more

Breakthrough Disaster Relief Flight to Kasese

The day has finally arrived our team has waited and worked towards for the last 2 long months. The MAF Uganda team have been communicating with the Office of the Prime Minister to find a way to bring cargo to the people suffering in Kasese after flash-flooding displaced 25,000 people and finally permission was received! Read about what happened here.

Read more

Attacked by a Crocodile: MAF in Arnhem Land

During this time of world wide lockdowns and restrictions on flying, MAF Arnhem Land is blessed and grateful that they have been declared an essential service by the Northern Territory Government and can continue helping people in need during this Covid-19 Crisis. Read about the latest medevac on the link, rescuing a crocodile bite victim. Please help ensure MAF can continue helping people as we have for the past 75 years, by contributing to our current appeal: https://maf.org.au/covid/

Read more

Exciting Updates from MAF Mareeba

2020 will be remembered as a very unusual year, when social distancing was the norm and children and parents alike, studied and worked from home, trying to ensure our safety from Covid-19.  However for MAF in Mareeba there are hopeful ventures afoot.

Read more

Looking back over 75 Years of MAF: A Mother’s Day to Remember

One Sunday morning in May, six women set off from Kawito station, Papua New Guinea on an adventure set by God.  There was laughter in the air and a sense of freedom and celebration as these women zoomed off down the river. Maybe it was the anticipation of a break from the kids and a change of scenery or maybe it was the excitement of what lay ahead. 

Read more

Aerial Health Patrol and Air Strip Surveys in Papua New Guinea

Mission completed! “We were happy to have finished the mission!” Standing in front of Sierra Delta Papa at the end of their 3 days flying are pilots Jan Ivar Andresen from Norway and Corné Noordhoek from the Netherlands. On Wednesday, they took off from Mount Hagen flying Sierra Delta Papa (P2-SDP), which is our dedicated […]

Read more

Disaster Response in Uganda

There’s an overwhelming wave of trials hitting Uganda which are adding to the insurmountable struggles of lockdown. The latest is extreme flooding in Kasese, Western Uganda. At the same time, MAF Uganda’s runway has been flooded from all of the rain which is causing Lake Victoria to swell to record levels which haven’t been seen […]

Read more

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.

Read more

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:

Read more

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 […]

Read more

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read more

Thank You, Max Chapman

Missionary Hudson Taylor once said, “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” In the world of MAF, one such individual who has faithfully followed Christ and served Him through MAF for 45 years is the legendary Max Chapman.

Read more

2,500 Bibles sent to remote tribe that once killed missionaries

A remote Papua tribe has received 2,500 Bibles 55 years after two missionaries trying to reach them with the Gospel were slain. 

Read more

MAF in Madagascar: Supporting Students to Complete Their Studies

2020 has been a time of tremendous upheaval for students the world over, and this year’s graduating classes in Madagascar are no different, having suffered the impact of Covid-19 school closures on their final year exams.

Read more

MAFs mountain airstrip in Myanmar is now 75% complete

MAF Myanmar ‘s mountainous airstrip is now 75% complete. Despite coronavirus mayhem, mountains and monsoons, Lailenpi Airstrip in Chin State is nearly finished. Seven years in the making, this extraordinary feat of aviation civil engineering is due for completion in February 2021. Here are the latest developments since the wet season has ended and and construction has resumed.

Read more

Clothing Children with Love

Clothing Children with Love: MAF’s Partnership with Global Kids Clothes and Crisis Accommodation Gove. Earlier this year we shared with you a need to launch an emergency flight program in Arnhem Land. Thanks to your generous partnership, this program is now providing emergency flights to those escaping from life-threatening domestic violence situations around the homelands of Arnhem […]

Read more

An Interview with Richie Axon serving in Papua New Guinea

MAF Australia’s Richie Axon has served as a pilot in Papua New Guinea since 2010. Along with his family, he is based in Telefomin, an outstation in the west of Papua New Guinea. What’s your story? Where are you from? I grew up with parents who followed Jesus. We moved around when I was a […]

Read more

MAF Pilot, Steven Biggs – stranded but steadfast about the future

As the world navigates new quarantine restrictions, Australian MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, finds himself stuck in southeast Kent having had two Brisbane bound flights cancelled. MAF UK’s Claire Gilderson caught up with Steven in the UK about his future plans and what MAF in West Africa might look like, the other side of the pandemic…. […]

Read more

When God wants to save a life – Medevac in Kenya

On Friday May 29, 2020, MAF pilot Daniel Loewen-Rudgers flew a medevac flight for two babies with heart conditions. The flight enabled the babies to reach hospital in time but it was the actions of many Christians working together that allowed God’s purposes to prevail. ‘It is one of those flights you go to bed […]

Read more

One Final Emergency: MAF in Uganda

Back in March 2020, MAF was able to answer one last emergency before lockdown in Uganda grounded all of our operations for many weeks. David and Rose-Mary Salmon have been living in North Uganda for many years working with ex-child soldiers near Gulu. In March, Rose-Mary fell seriously ill and remaining remotely would have been extremely risky for her health.  MAF was able to fly them out to Entebbe on our last flight back in March when restrictions were put in place.David and Rose-Mary wrote this letter of thanks to God for all they have seen of His faithfulness to them over the years.

Read more

Achieving the Engineering Dream!

Have you ever thought of becoming an Engineer for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)?  Is this something God might be calling you to do? Dan Perrett has just completed his apprenticeship in Engineering (Cert IV in Aero skills – Avionics) through Aviation Australia in Cairns. He achieved this after five years of dedication and hard work. […]

Read more

Breakthrough Disaster Relief Flight to Kasese

The day has finally arrived our team has waited and worked towards for the last 2 long months. The MAF Uganda team have been communicating with the Office of the Prime Minister to find a way to bring cargo to the people suffering in Kasese after flash-flooding displaced 25,000 people and finally permission was received! Read about what happened here.

Read more

Attacked by a Crocodile: MAF in Arnhem Land

During this time of world wide lockdowns and restrictions on flying, MAF Arnhem Land is blessed and grateful that they have been declared an essential service by the Northern Territory Government and can continue helping people in need during this Covid-19 Crisis. Read about the latest medevac on the link, rescuing a crocodile bite victim. Please help ensure MAF can continue helping people as we have for the past 75 years, by contributing to our current appeal: https://maf.org.au/covid/

Read more

Exciting Updates from MAF Mareeba

2020 will be remembered as a very unusual year, when social distancing was the norm and children and parents alike, studied and worked from home, trying to ensure our safety from Covid-19.  However for MAF in Mareeba there are hopeful ventures afoot.

Read more

Looking back over 75 Years of MAF: A Mother’s Day to Remember

One Sunday morning in May, six women set off from Kawito station, Papua New Guinea on an adventure set by God.  There was laughter in the air and a sense of freedom and celebration as these women zoomed off down the river. Maybe it was the anticipation of a break from the kids and a change of scenery or maybe it was the excitement of what lay ahead. 

Read more

Aerial Health Patrol and Air Strip Surveys in Papua New Guinea

Mission completed! “We were happy to have finished the mission!” Standing in front of Sierra Delta Papa at the end of their 3 days flying are pilots Jan Ivar Andresen from Norway and Corné Noordhoek from the Netherlands. On Wednesday, they took off from Mount Hagen flying Sierra Delta Papa (P2-SDP), which is our dedicated […]

Read more

Disaster Response in Uganda

There’s an overwhelming wave of trials hitting Uganda which are adding to the insurmountable struggles of lockdown. The latest is extreme flooding in Kasese, Western Uganda. At the same time, MAF Uganda’s runway has been flooded from all of the rain which is causing Lake Victoria to swell to record levels which haven’t been seen […]

Read more

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.

Read more

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:

Read more

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 […]

Read more

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read more

Thank You, Max Chapman

Missionary Hudson Taylor once said, “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” In the world of MAF, one such individual who has faithfully followed Christ and served Him through MAF for 45 years is the legendary Max Chapman.

Read more

2,500 Bibles sent to remote tribe that once killed missionaries

A remote Papua tribe has received 2,500 Bibles 55 years after two missionaries trying to reach them with the Gospel were slain. 

Read more

MAF in Madagascar: Supporting Students to Complete Their Studies

2020 has been a time of tremendous upheaval for students the world over, and this year’s graduating classes in Madagascar are no different, having suffered the impact of Covid-19 school closures on their final year exams.

Read more

MAFs mountain airstrip in Myanmar is now 75% complete

MAF Myanmar ‘s mountainous airstrip is now 75% complete. Despite coronavirus mayhem, mountains and monsoons, Lailenpi Airstrip in Chin State is nearly finished. Seven years in the making, this extraordinary feat of aviation civil engineering is due for completion in February 2021. Here are the latest developments since the wet season has ended and and construction has resumed.

Read more

Clothing Children with Love

Clothing Children with Love: MAF’s Partnership with Global Kids Clothes and Crisis Accommodation Gove. Earlier this year we shared with you a need to launch an emergency flight program in Arnhem Land. Thanks to your generous partnership, this program is now providing emergency flights to those escaping from life-threatening domestic violence situations around the homelands of Arnhem […]

Read more

An Interview with Richie Axon serving in Papua New Guinea

MAF Australia’s Richie Axon has served as a pilot in Papua New Guinea since 2010. Along with his family, he is based in Telefomin, an outstation in the west of Papua New Guinea. What’s your story? Where are you from? I grew up with parents who followed Jesus. We moved around when I was a […]

Read more

MAF Pilot, Steven Biggs – stranded but steadfast about the future

As the world navigates new quarantine restrictions, Australian MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, finds himself stuck in southeast Kent having had two Brisbane bound flights cancelled. MAF UK’s Claire Gilderson caught up with Steven in the UK about his future plans and what MAF in West Africa might look like, the other side of the pandemic…. […]

Read more

When God wants to save a life – Medevac in Kenya

On Friday May 29, 2020, MAF pilot Daniel Loewen-Rudgers flew a medevac flight for two babies with heart conditions. The flight enabled the babies to reach hospital in time but it was the actions of many Christians working together that allowed God’s purposes to prevail. ‘It is one of those flights you go to bed […]

Read more

One Final Emergency: MAF in Uganda

Back in March 2020, MAF was able to answer one last emergency before lockdown in Uganda grounded all of our operations for many weeks. David and Rose-Mary Salmon have been living in North Uganda for many years working with ex-child soldiers near Gulu. In March, Rose-Mary fell seriously ill and remaining remotely would have been extremely risky for her health.  MAF was able to fly them out to Entebbe on our last flight back in March when restrictions were put in place.David and Rose-Mary wrote this letter of thanks to God for all they have seen of His faithfulness to them over the years.

Read more

Achieving the Engineering Dream!

Have you ever thought of becoming an Engineer for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)?  Is this something God might be calling you to do? Dan Perrett has just completed his apprenticeship in Engineering (Cert IV in Aero skills – Avionics) through Aviation Australia in Cairns. He achieved this after five years of dedication and hard work. […]

Read more

Breakthrough Disaster Relief Flight to Kasese

The day has finally arrived our team has waited and worked towards for the last 2 long months. The MAF Uganda team have been communicating with the Office of the Prime Minister to find a way to bring cargo to the people suffering in Kasese after flash-flooding displaced 25,000 people and finally permission was received! Read about what happened here.

Read more

Attacked by a Crocodile: MAF in Arnhem Land

During this time of world wide lockdowns and restrictions on flying, MAF Arnhem Land is blessed and grateful that they have been declared an essential service by the Northern Territory Government and can continue helping people in need during this Covid-19 Crisis. Read about the latest medevac on the link, rescuing a crocodile bite victim. Please help ensure MAF can continue helping people as we have for the past 75 years, by contributing to our current appeal: https://maf.org.au/covid/

Read more

Exciting Updates from MAF Mareeba

2020 will be remembered as a very unusual year, when social distancing was the norm and children and parents alike, studied and worked from home, trying to ensure our safety from Covid-19.  However for MAF in Mareeba there are hopeful ventures afoot.

Read more

Looking back over 75 Years of MAF: A Mother’s Day to Remember

One Sunday morning in May, six women set off from Kawito station, Papua New Guinea on an adventure set by God.  There was laughter in the air and a sense of freedom and celebration as these women zoomed off down the river. Maybe it was the anticipation of a break from the kids and a change of scenery or maybe it was the excitement of what lay ahead. 

Read more

Aerial Health Patrol and Air Strip Surveys in Papua New Guinea

Mission completed! “We were happy to have finished the mission!” Standing in front of Sierra Delta Papa at the end of their 3 days flying are pilots Jan Ivar Andresen from Norway and Corné Noordhoek from the Netherlands. On Wednesday, they took off from Mount Hagen flying Sierra Delta Papa (P2-SDP), which is our dedicated […]

Read more

Disaster Response in Uganda

There’s an overwhelming wave of trials hitting Uganda which are adding to the insurmountable struggles of lockdown. The latest is extreme flooding in Kasese, Western Uganda. At the same time, MAF Uganda’s runway has been flooded from all of the rain which is causing Lake Victoria to swell to record levels which haven’t been seen […]

Read more

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.

Read more

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:

Read more

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 […]

Read more

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read more

Thank You, Max Chapman

Missionary Hudson Taylor once said, “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” In the world of MAF, one such individual who has faithfully followed Christ and served Him through MAF for 45 years is the legendary Max Chapman.

Read more

2,500 Bibles sent to remote tribe that once killed missionaries

A remote Papua tribe has received 2,500 Bibles 55 years after two missionaries trying to reach them with the Gospel were slain. 

Read more

MAF in Madagascar: Supporting Students to Complete Their Studies

2020 has been a time of tremendous upheaval for students the world over, and this year’s graduating classes in Madagascar are no different, having suffered the impact of Covid-19 school closures on their final year exams.

Read more

MAFs mountain airstrip in Myanmar is now 75% complete

MAF Myanmar ‘s mountainous airstrip is now 75% complete. Despite coronavirus mayhem, mountains and monsoons, Lailenpi Airstrip in Chin State is nearly finished. Seven years in the making, this extraordinary feat of aviation civil engineering is due for completion in February 2021. Here are the latest developments since the wet season has ended and and construction has resumed.

Read more

Clothing Children with Love

Clothing Children with Love: MAF’s Partnership with Global Kids Clothes and Crisis Accommodation Gove. Earlier this year we shared with you a need to launch an emergency flight program in Arnhem Land. Thanks to your generous partnership, this program is now providing emergency flights to those escaping from life-threatening domestic violence situations around the homelands of Arnhem […]

Read more

An Interview with Richie Axon serving in Papua New Guinea

MAF Australia’s Richie Axon has served as a pilot in Papua New Guinea since 2010. Along with his family, he is based in Telefomin, an outstation in the west of Papua New Guinea. What’s your story? Where are you from? I grew up with parents who followed Jesus. We moved around when I was a […]

Read more

MAF Pilot, Steven Biggs – stranded but steadfast about the future

As the world navigates new quarantine restrictions, Australian MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, finds himself stuck in southeast Kent having had two Brisbane bound flights cancelled. MAF UK’s Claire Gilderson caught up with Steven in the UK about his future plans and what MAF in West Africa might look like, the other side of the pandemic…. […]

Read more

When God wants to save a life – Medevac in Kenya

On Friday May 29, 2020, MAF pilot Daniel Loewen-Rudgers flew a medevac flight for two babies with heart conditions. The flight enabled the babies to reach hospital in time but it was the actions of many Christians working together that allowed God’s purposes to prevail. ‘It is one of those flights you go to bed […]

Read more

One Final Emergency: MAF in Uganda

Back in March 2020, MAF was able to answer one last emergency before lockdown in Uganda grounded all of our operations for many weeks. David and Rose-Mary Salmon have been living in North Uganda for many years working with ex-child soldiers near Gulu. In March, Rose-Mary fell seriously ill and remaining remotely would have been extremely risky for her health.  MAF was able to fly them out to Entebbe on our last flight back in March when restrictions were put in place.David and Rose-Mary wrote this letter of thanks to God for all they have seen of His faithfulness to them over the years.

Read more

Achieving the Engineering Dream!

Have you ever thought of becoming an Engineer for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)?  Is this something God might be calling you to do? Dan Perrett has just completed his apprenticeship in Engineering (Cert IV in Aero skills – Avionics) through Aviation Australia in Cairns. He achieved this after five years of dedication and hard work. […]

Read more

Breakthrough Disaster Relief Flight to Kasese

The day has finally arrived our team has waited and worked towards for the last 2 long months. The MAF Uganda team have been communicating with the Office of the Prime Minister to find a way to bring cargo to the people suffering in Kasese after flash-flooding displaced 25,000 people and finally permission was received! Read about what happened here.

Read more

Attacked by a Crocodile: MAF in Arnhem Land

During this time of world wide lockdowns and restrictions on flying, MAF Arnhem Land is blessed and grateful that they have been declared an essential service by the Northern Territory Government and can continue helping people in need during this Covid-19 Crisis. Read about the latest medevac on the link, rescuing a crocodile bite victim. Please help ensure MAF can continue helping people as we have for the past 75 years, by contributing to our current appeal: https://maf.org.au/covid/

Read more

Exciting Updates from MAF Mareeba

2020 will be remembered as a very unusual year, when social distancing was the norm and children and parents alike, studied and worked from home, trying to ensure our safety from Covid-19.  However for MAF in Mareeba there are hopeful ventures afoot.

Read more

Looking back over 75 Years of MAF: A Mother’s Day to Remember

One Sunday morning in May, six women set off from Kawito station, Papua New Guinea on an adventure set by God.  There was laughter in the air and a sense of freedom and celebration as these women zoomed off down the river. Maybe it was the anticipation of a break from the kids and a change of scenery or maybe it was the excitement of what lay ahead. 

Read more

Aerial Health Patrol and Air Strip Surveys in Papua New Guinea

Mission completed! “We were happy to have finished the mission!” Standing in front of Sierra Delta Papa at the end of their 3 days flying are pilots Jan Ivar Andresen from Norway and Corné Noordhoek from the Netherlands. On Wednesday, they took off from Mount Hagen flying Sierra Delta Papa (P2-SDP), which is our dedicated […]

Read more

Disaster Response in Uganda

There’s an overwhelming wave of trials hitting Uganda which are adding to the insurmountable struggles of lockdown. The latest is extreme flooding in Kasese, Western Uganda. At the same time, MAF Uganda’s runway has been flooded from all of the rain which is causing Lake Victoria to swell to record levels which haven’t been seen […]

Read more

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.

Read more

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:

Read more

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 […]

Read more

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read more

Thank You, Max Chapman

Missionary Hudson Taylor once said, “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” In the world of MAF, one such individual who has faithfully followed Christ and served Him through MAF for 45 years is the legendary Max Chapman.

Read more

2,500 Bibles sent to remote tribe that once killed missionaries

A remote Papua tribe has received 2,500 Bibles 55 years after two missionaries trying to reach them with the Gospel were slain. 

Read more

MAF in Madagascar: Supporting Students to Complete Their Studies

2020 has been a time of tremendous upheaval for students the world over, and this year’s graduating classes in Madagascar are no different, having suffered the impact of Covid-19 school closures on their final year exams.

Read more

MAFs mountain airstrip in Myanmar is now 75% complete

MAF Myanmar ‘s mountainous airstrip is now 75% complete. Despite coronavirus mayhem, mountains and monsoons, Lailenpi Airstrip in Chin State is nearly finished. Seven years in the making, this extraordinary feat of aviation civil engineering is due for completion in February 2021. Here are the latest developments since the wet season has ended and and construction has resumed.

Read more

Clothing Children with Love

Clothing Children with Love: MAF’s Partnership with Global Kids Clothes and Crisis Accommodation Gove. Earlier this year we shared with you a need to launch an emergency flight program in Arnhem Land. Thanks to your generous partnership, this program is now providing emergency flights to those escaping from life-threatening domestic violence situations around the homelands of Arnhem […]

Read more

An Interview with Richie Axon serving in Papua New Guinea

MAF Australia’s Richie Axon has served as a pilot in Papua New Guinea since 2010. Along with his family, he is based in Telefomin, an outstation in the west of Papua New Guinea. What’s your story? Where are you from? I grew up with parents who followed Jesus. We moved around when I was a […]

Read more

MAF Pilot, Steven Biggs – stranded but steadfast about the future

As the world navigates new quarantine restrictions, Australian MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, finds himself stuck in southeast Kent having had two Brisbane bound flights cancelled. MAF UK’s Claire Gilderson caught up with Steven in the UK about his future plans and what MAF in West Africa might look like, the other side of the pandemic…. […]

Read more

When God wants to save a life – Medevac in Kenya

On Friday May 29, 2020, MAF pilot Daniel Loewen-Rudgers flew a medevac flight for two babies with heart conditions. The flight enabled the babies to reach hospital in time but it was the actions of many Christians working together that allowed God’s purposes to prevail. ‘It is one of those flights you go to bed […]

Read more

One Final Emergency: MAF in Uganda

Back in March 2020, MAF was able to answer one last emergency before lockdown in Uganda grounded all of our operations for many weeks. David and Rose-Mary Salmon have been living in North Uganda for many years working with ex-child soldiers near Gulu. In March, Rose-Mary fell seriously ill and remaining remotely would have been extremely risky for her health.  MAF was able to fly them out to Entebbe on our last flight back in March when restrictions were put in place.David and Rose-Mary wrote this letter of thanks to God for all they have seen of His faithfulness to them over the years.

Read more

Achieving the Engineering Dream!

Have you ever thought of becoming an Engineer for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)?  Is this something God might be calling you to do? Dan Perrett has just completed his apprenticeship in Engineering (Cert IV in Aero skills – Avionics) through Aviation Australia in Cairns. He achieved this after five years of dedication and hard work. […]

Read more

Breakthrough Disaster Relief Flight to Kasese

The day has finally arrived our team has waited and worked towards for the last 2 long months. The MAF Uganda team have been communicating with the Office of the Prime Minister to find a way to bring cargo to the people suffering in Kasese after flash-flooding displaced 25,000 people and finally permission was received! Read about what happened here.

Read more

Attacked by a Crocodile: MAF in Arnhem Land

During this time of world wide lockdowns and restrictions on flying, MAF Arnhem Land is blessed and grateful that they have been declared an essential service by the Northern Territory Government and can continue helping people in need during this Covid-19 Crisis. Read about the latest medevac on the link, rescuing a crocodile bite victim. Please help ensure MAF can continue helping people as we have for the past 75 years, by contributing to our current appeal: https://maf.org.au/covid/

Read more

Exciting Updates from MAF Mareeba

2020 will be remembered as a very unusual year, when social distancing was the norm and children and parents alike, studied and worked from home, trying to ensure our safety from Covid-19.  However for MAF in Mareeba there are hopeful ventures afoot.

Read more

Looking back over 75 Years of MAF: A Mother’s Day to Remember

One Sunday morning in May, six women set off from Kawito station, Papua New Guinea on an adventure set by God.  There was laughter in the air and a sense of freedom and celebration as these women zoomed off down the river. Maybe it was the anticipation of a break from the kids and a change of scenery or maybe it was the excitement of what lay ahead. 

Read more

Aerial Health Patrol and Air Strip Surveys in Papua New Guinea

Mission completed! “We were happy to have finished the mission!” Standing in front of Sierra Delta Papa at the end of their 3 days flying are pilots Jan Ivar Andresen from Norway and Corné Noordhoek from the Netherlands. On Wednesday, they took off from Mount Hagen flying Sierra Delta Papa (P2-SDP), which is our dedicated […]

Read more

Disaster Response in Uganda

There’s an overwhelming wave of trials hitting Uganda which are adding to the insurmountable struggles of lockdown. The latest is extreme flooding in Kasese, Western Uganda. At the same time, MAF Uganda’s runway has been flooded from all of the rain which is causing Lake Victoria to swell to record levels which haven’t been seen […]

Read more

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.

Read more

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:

Read more

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 […]

Read more

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read more

Thank You, Max Chapman

Missionary Hudson Taylor once said, “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” In the world of MAF, one such individual who has faithfully followed Christ and served Him through MAF for 45 years is the legendary Max Chapman.

Read more

2,500 Bibles sent to remote tribe that once killed missionaries

A remote Papua tribe has received 2,500 Bibles 55 years after two missionaries trying to reach them with the Gospel were slain. 

Read more

MAF in Madagascar: Supporting Students to Complete Their Studies

2020 has been a time of tremendous upheaval for students the world over, and this year’s graduating classes in Madagascar are no different, having suffered the impact of Covid-19 school closures on their final year exams.

Read more

MAFs mountain airstrip in Myanmar is now 75% complete

MAF Myanmar ‘s mountainous airstrip is now 75% complete. Despite coronavirus mayhem, mountains and monsoons, Lailenpi Airstrip in Chin State is nearly finished. Seven years in the making, this extraordinary feat of aviation civil engineering is due for completion in February 2021. Here are the latest developments since the wet season has ended and and construction has resumed.

Read more

Clothing Children with Love

Clothing Children with Love: MAF’s Partnership with Global Kids Clothes and Crisis Accommodation Gove. Earlier this year we shared with you a need to launch an emergency flight program in Arnhem Land. Thanks to your generous partnership, this program is now providing emergency flights to those escaping from life-threatening domestic violence situations around the homelands of Arnhem […]

Read more

An Interview with Richie Axon serving in Papua New Guinea

MAF Australia’s Richie Axon has served as a pilot in Papua New Guinea since 2010. Along with his family, he is based in Telefomin, an outstation in the west of Papua New Guinea. What’s your story? Where are you from? I grew up with parents who followed Jesus. We moved around when I was a […]

Read more

MAF Pilot, Steven Biggs – stranded but steadfast about the future

As the world navigates new quarantine restrictions, Australian MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, finds himself stuck in southeast Kent having had two Brisbane bound flights cancelled. MAF UK’s Claire Gilderson caught up with Steven in the UK about his future plans and what MAF in West Africa might look like, the other side of the pandemic…. […]

Read more

When God wants to save a life – Medevac in Kenya

On Friday May 29, 2020, MAF pilot Daniel Loewen-Rudgers flew a medevac flight for two babies with heart conditions. The flight enabled the babies to reach hospital in time but it was the actions of many Christians working together that allowed God’s purposes to prevail. ‘It is one of those flights you go to bed […]

Read more

One Final Emergency: MAF in Uganda

Back in March 2020, MAF was able to answer one last emergency before lockdown in Uganda grounded all of our operations for many weeks. David and Rose-Mary Salmon have been living in North Uganda for many years working with ex-child soldiers near Gulu. In March, Rose-Mary fell seriously ill and remaining remotely would have been extremely risky for her health.  MAF was able to fly them out to Entebbe on our last flight back in March when restrictions were put in place.David and Rose-Mary wrote this letter of thanks to God for all they have seen of His faithfulness to them over the years.

Read more

Achieving the Engineering Dream!

Have you ever thought of becoming an Engineer for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)?  Is this something God might be calling you to do? Dan Perrett has just completed his apprenticeship in Engineering (Cert IV in Aero skills – Avionics) through Aviation Australia in Cairns. He achieved this after five years of dedication and hard work. […]

Read more

Breakthrough Disaster Relief Flight to Kasese

The day has finally arrived our team has waited and worked towards for the last 2 long months. The MAF Uganda team have been communicating with the Office of the Prime Minister to find a way to bring cargo to the people suffering in Kasese after flash-flooding displaced 25,000 people and finally permission was received! Read about what happened here.

Read more

Attacked by a Crocodile: MAF in Arnhem Land

During this time of world wide lockdowns and restrictions on flying, MAF Arnhem Land is blessed and grateful that they have been declared an essential service by the Northern Territory Government and can continue helping people in need during this Covid-19 Crisis. Read about the latest medevac on the link, rescuing a crocodile bite victim. Please help ensure MAF can continue helping people as we have for the past 75 years, by contributing to our current appeal: https://maf.org.au/covid/

Read more

Exciting Updates from MAF Mareeba

2020 will be remembered as a very unusual year, when social distancing was the norm and children and parents alike, studied and worked from home, trying to ensure our safety from Covid-19.  However for MAF in Mareeba there are hopeful ventures afoot.

Read more

Looking back over 75 Years of MAF: A Mother’s Day to Remember

One Sunday morning in May, six women set off from Kawito station, Papua New Guinea on an adventure set by God.  There was laughter in the air and a sense of freedom and celebration as these women zoomed off down the river. Maybe it was the anticipation of a break from the kids and a change of scenery or maybe it was the excitement of what lay ahead. 

Read more

Aerial Health Patrol and Air Strip Surveys in Papua New Guinea

Mission completed! “We were happy to have finished the mission!” Standing in front of Sierra Delta Papa at the end of their 3 days flying are pilots Jan Ivar Andresen from Norway and Corné Noordhoek from the Netherlands. On Wednesday, they took off from Mount Hagen flying Sierra Delta Papa (P2-SDP), which is our dedicated […]

Read more

Disaster Response in Uganda

There’s an overwhelming wave of trials hitting Uganda which are adding to the insurmountable struggles of lockdown. The latest is extreme flooding in Kasese, Western Uganda. At the same time, MAF Uganda’s runway has been flooded from all of the rain which is causing Lake Victoria to swell to record levels which haven’t been seen […]

Read more

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.

Read more

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:

Read more

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 […]

Read more

MAF Planes Excite the Younger Generation at Toongabbie Christian College

On the 25th of September Ron Watts, Former MAF Pilot and Kylie McGillivray, had the privilege of delivering Minnie Mouse (MAF cut off plane) to the quadrangle at Toongabbie Christian College.  It was wonderful to see the excitement on the primary students faces as they saw Minnie Mouse for the very first time. 

Read more

Thank You, Max Chapman

Missionary Hudson Taylor once said, “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” In the world of MAF, one such individual who has faithfully followed Christ and served Him through MAF for 45 years is the legendary Max Chapman.

Read more

2,500 Bibles sent to remote tribe that once killed missionaries

A remote Papua tribe has received 2,500 Bibles 55 years after two missionaries trying to reach them with the Gospel were slain. 

Read more

MAF in Madagascar: Supporting Students to Complete Their Studies

2020 has been a time of tremendous upheaval for students the world over, and this year’s graduating classes in Madagascar are no different, having suffered the impact of Covid-19 school closures on their final year exams.

Read more

MAFs mountain airstrip in Myanmar is now 75% complete

MAF Myanmar ‘s mountainous airstrip is now 75% complete. Despite coronavirus mayhem, mountains and monsoons, Lailenpi Airstrip in Chin State is nearly finished. Seven years in the making, this extraordinary feat of aviation civil engineering is due for completion in February 2021. Here are the latest developments since the wet season has ended and and construction has resumed.

Read more

Clothing Children with Love

Clothing Children with Love: MAF’s Partnership with Global Kids Clothes and Crisis Accommodation Gove. Earlier this year we shared with you a need to launch an emergency flight program in Arnhem Land. Thanks to your generous partnership, this program is now providing emergency flights to those escaping from life-threatening domestic violence situations around the homelands of Arnhem […]

Read more

An Interview with Richie Axon serving in Papua New Guinea

MAF Australia’s Richie Axon has served as a pilot in Papua New Guinea since 2010. Along with his family, he is based in Telefomin, an outstation in the west of Papua New Guinea. What’s your story? Where are you from? I grew up with parents who followed Jesus. We moved around when I was a […]

Read more

MAF Pilot, Steven Biggs – stranded but steadfast about the future

As the world navigates new quarantine restrictions, Australian MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, finds himself stuck in southeast Kent having had two Brisbane bound flights cancelled. MAF UK’s Claire Gilderson caught up with Steven in the UK about his future plans and what MAF in West Africa might look like, the other side of the pandemic…. […]

Read more

When God wants to save a life – Medevac in Kenya

On Friday May 29, 2020, MAF pilot Daniel Loewen-Rudgers flew a medevac flight for two babies with heart conditions. The flight enabled the babies to reach hospital in time but it was the actions of many Christians working together that allowed God’s purposes to prevail. ‘It is one of those flights you go to bed […]

Read more

One Final Emergency: MAF in Uganda

Back in March 2020, MAF was able to answer one last emergency before lockdown in Uganda grounded all of our operations for many weeks. David and Rose-Mary Salmon have been living in North Uganda for many years working with ex-child soldiers near Gulu. In March, Rose-Mary fell seriously ill and remaining remotely would have been extremely risky for her health.  MAF was able to fly them out to Entebbe on our last flight back in March when restrictions were put in place.David and Rose-Mary wrote this letter of thanks to God for all they have seen of His faithfulness to them over the years.

Read more

Achieving the Engineering Dream!

Have you ever thought of becoming an Engineer for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)?  Is this something God might be calling you to do? Dan Perrett has just completed his apprenticeship in Engineering (Cert IV in Aero skills – Avionics) through Aviation Australia in Cairns. He achieved this after five years of dedication and hard work. […]

Read more

Breakthrough Disaster Relief Flight to Kasese

The day has finally arrived our team has waited and worked towards for the last 2 long months. The MAF Uganda team have been communicating with the Office of the Prime Minister to find a way to bring cargo to the people suffering in Kasese after flash-flooding displaced 25,000 people and finally permission was received! Read about what happened here.

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Attacked by a Crocodile: MAF in Arnhem Land

During this time of world wide lockdowns and restrictions on flying, MAF Arnhem Land is blessed and grateful that they have been declared an essential service by the Northern Territory Government and can continue helping people in need during this Covid-19 Crisis. Read about the latest medevac on the link, rescuing a crocodile bite victim. Please help ensure MAF can continue helping people as we have for the past 75 years, by contributing to our current appeal: https://maf.org.au/covid/

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Exciting Updates from MAF Mareeba

2020 will be remembered as a very unusual year, when social distancing was the norm and children and parents alike, studied and worked from home, trying to ensure our safety from Covid-19.  However for MAF in Mareeba there are hopeful ventures afoot.

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Looking back over 75 Years of MAF: A Mother’s Day to Remember

One Sunday morning in May, six women set off from Kawito station, Papua New Guinea on an adventure set by God.  There was laughter in the air and a sense of freedom and celebration as these women zoomed off down the river. Maybe it was the anticipation of a break from the kids and a change of scenery or maybe it was the excitement of what lay ahead. 

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Aerial Health Patrol and Air Strip Surveys in Papua New Guinea

Mission completed! “We were happy to have finished the mission!” Standing in front of Sierra Delta Papa at the end of their 3 days flying are pilots Jan Ivar Andresen from Norway and Corné Noordhoek from the Netherlands. On Wednesday, they took off from Mount Hagen flying Sierra Delta Papa (P2-SDP), which is our dedicated […]

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Disaster Response in Uganda

There’s an overwhelming wave of trials hitting Uganda which are adding to the insurmountable struggles of lockdown. The latest is extreme flooding in Kasese, Western Uganda. At the same time, MAF Uganda’s runway has been flooded from all of the rain which is causing Lake Victoria to swell to record levels which haven’t been seen […]

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MAF E-news

In this issue of MAF e-news:

A medevac in Arnhem Land
40 students receive a Bible in PNG
Myanmar Mountain Airstrip due for completion February 2021

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