• Life in Liberia – more MAF adventures with the Watermans

    Life in Liberia – more MAF adventures with the Watermans

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    Following four years in Uganda, Dave Waterman - MAF engineer and regional avionics manager for Africa - is now serving in West Africa based at the new hangar in Monrovia. Four months after moving to a new country, Dave and his wife Becky lift the lid on Liberia and reveal how they are adjusting to their new life so far…

  • International Women’s Day: MAF's Bridget Ingham reaches for the skies

    International Women’s Day: MAF's Bridget Ingham reaches for the skies

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    According to the International Society of Women Airline Pilots, 94% of the world’s pilots are men. Meet MAF pilot and instructor, Bridget Ingham, who bucks that trend. Bridget worked in Timor-Leste as a pilot and for MAF Mareeba’s Flight Training Centre, which trains tomorrow's female pilots. Bridget shares how she broke that proverbial glass ceiling…

  • ‘People walked 5 hours for a paracetamol’ – Inside MAF PNG’s Aerial Health Patrols

    ‘People walked 5 hours for a paracetamol’ – Inside MAF PNG’s Aerial Health Patrols

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    Indagen is a hidden mountain community in Morobe Province, north-eastern Papua New Guinea. With no roads, it’s only accessible by air or by foot. Decent healthcare is hard to come by. In response, MAF, Braun Hospital and Etep Rural Hospital joined forces this month, enabling hundreds of people to see a doctor for the first time in years…

  • South Sudan’s Tennet tribe receive New Testament in own language for first time

    South Sudan’s Tennet tribe receive New Testament in own language for first time

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    When Arilo Airstrip reopened this month in Eastern Equatoria State after years of civil war and coronavirus travel restrictions, MAF’s first cargo was welcomed with open arms. In partnership with SIL, MAF delivered hundreds of Tennet New Testaments so that people could finally read the Gospel in their own language. MAF’s Jenny Davies reports…

  • MAF’s newest aircraft in global fleet replaces the oldest

    MAF’s newest aircraft in global fleet replaces the oldest

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    ‘Wings of Love’ – a new Cessna Grand Caravan - arrived in Lubango, Angola today, replacing MAF’s oldest serving caravan in its global fleet. The 37-year-old Cessna Caravan ‘Wings of Hope’ – which once flew HALO’s demining team in Angola to work with Prince Harry – is retiring after 17,000 flights…

  • Christians flourish amongst Tanzania’s Maasai, thanks to MAF support

    Christians flourish amongst Tanzania’s Maasai, thanks to MAF support

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    MAF has partnered with Malambo Bible College for over 35 years. Every year, trained evangelists graduate and every month MAF flies them to remote places to spread the Gospel. Only 63 Christians used to live amongst north Tanzania’s Maasai - today there are over 8,000 converts. MAF's Stuart Ayling attends the latest graduation ceremony…

  • ‘I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!’ - with MAF it takes an hour

    ‘I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!’ - with MAF it takes an hour

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    Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why she chooses MAF for her mission…

  • MAF flies South Sudanese king and elders to rare inauguration ceremony

    MAF flies South Sudanese king and elders to rare inauguration ceremony

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    Every 22 years, the Omiaha Kingdom of Lopit in southern South Sudan, comes together to celebrate the handover of power to the next ruling generation. MAF flew in outgoing King Charles Alifa Omoro and around 50 elders from Juba Airport to attend the fourteenth traditional ceremony in Ibonni on 16 January. MAF’s Jenny Davies was there…

  • MAF makes first official flight to Yalum, PNG, as tribes make peace after 22 years

    MAF makes first official flight to Yalum, PNG, as tribes make peace after 22 years

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    For more than two decades, civil unrest prevented MAF from landing safely at Yalum Airstrip in Papua New Guinea and serving the local people, but after years of walking four days to access basic services, the warring parties finally made a truce and welcomed MAF back with open arms…

  • Gullett, James

    Gullett, James

    Staff

    James is our newest recruit on the MAF Pilot Training Scheme. He hopes to be serving in one of our programmes in the next 2-3 years.

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