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  • MAF's Co-founder, Stuart King, has died aged 98

    MAF's Co-founder, Stuart King, has died aged 98

    Charity co-founder, former RAF Flight Lieutenant and Normandy Landings veteran Stuart Sendall-King, who has died aged 98, was one of the early pioneers to take light aircraft to the remotest parts of Africa in the aftermath of World War II.

  • Coronavirus - MAF flights drop to 20% across Africa

    Coronavirus - MAF flights drop to 20% across Africa

    In the fight against coronavirus, ‘lockdown’, ‘self-isolation’ and ‘social distancing’ have become the global norm in recent weeks. As this unprecedented disease plagues the planet, we explore how Mission Aviation Fellowship’s work has been impacted across Africa...

  • A balancing act in Lesotho – how do you help the sick without spreading coronavirus?

    A balancing act in Lesotho – how do you help the sick without spreading coronavirus?

    As Lesotho in southern Africa enters into lockdown, MAF Pilot Grant Strugnell, describes the fragile reality of meeting the medical needs of the isolated, without infecting them with a potentially fatal disease…

  • Liberia – Mission Aviation Fellowship’s first ever coronavirus related flight

    Liberia – Mission Aviation Fellowship’s first ever coronavirus related flight

    On the morning of Saturday 28th March, MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, was enjoying a cup of coffee in bed, when he was asked to help Liberia’s Ministry of Health with a suspected coronavirus case in the remote town of Zwedru. In MAF’s first ever Covid-19 related mission, Steven flew to the rescue…

  • The Lord is with us

    The Lord is with us

    Coronavirus: a message from MAF UK’s CEO about the current coronavirus outbreak...

  • RAF veteran and MAF co-founder receives Award of Honour

    RAF veteran and MAF co-founder receives Award of Honour

    Former RAF Flight Lieutenant Stuart King, one of the founders of MAF, has received the Award of Honour from The Honourable Company of Air Pilots (HCAP) for his outstanding and enduring contribution to aviation.

  • MAF soars into Parliament

    MAF soars into Parliament

    Scottish Parliament opened its doors to an aviation spectacle as MAF Scotland’s team and their plane were there to meet and greet the politicians on their first day back after the summer recess.

  • Celebrating Les Brown

    Celebrating Les Brown

    Close colleagues and contemporaries have paid tribute to former MAF pilot Les Brown who passed into glory with his family at his bedside last Thursday. Les and his wife Elaine served MAF faithfully for 11 years during the 1960s and 70s in Ethiopia and Kenya, and were loved and respected by all who knew them.

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