MAF is a not-for-profit team of aviation professionals providing air transport in places of deepest human need - remote places where flying is not a luxury, but a lifeline. For over 60 years, MAF has flown over jungles, mountains, swamps and deserts to bring thousands of men, women and children medical care, emergency relief, long-term development and Christian hope.
NEWS | 10 March, 2014 Rumginae strip was first opened in the 1960s but underwent several closures in subsequent years. Stephen Charlesworth was the first MAF pilot back there in 1999 after one closure. Before it was built, MAF used bases at Tari and Kawito to serve Rumginae. Too dangerous Recently, the Rumginae strip has been closed for over 1¼ years after several small incidents proved that the surface was consistently too boggy and slippery. The Hospital applied for Sustainable Development Project... Read more
NEWS | 24 February, 2014 Last year MAF conducted over 100 medical evacuations in Timor-Leste. Life-saving, life changing flights! When Keith Pike heard about this, he offered to change what was planned to be another long distance cycle touring holiday into a fundraiser for MAF. Keith will be leaving Goolwa in South Australia on 15th March and plans to arrive in Benambra, Victoria a month l ater, a journey along the Murray River of approximately 1,800km. You can sponsor Keith and help the rural people of... Read more
NEWS | 11 February, 2014 Drum roll please.... After almost 9 months of fundraising, praying and putting on crazy record breaking attempts we're there! Just recently the final donations came in to complete the funding needed for the second plane for Timor-Leste! That means that a country of 1.1 million people now has 2 aircraft to help it overcome the many barriers they face. Although 2 may still seem like nowhere near enough, that second MAF plane is going to make a massive difference to this struggling... Read more
NEWS | 7 February, 2014 by Stephen Charlesworth photos by Stephen Charlesworth & Martin Koehler Personal witness of a life saved In my role with MAF based at the Cairns support office, I am privileged to have a broad awareness of MAF’s ministry around the world and the impact that our staff have on the lives of thousands of isolated communities. Last weekend, however, I experienced more intimately, the lifesaving difference that a small aircraft under the captaincy of a missionary pilot can make to... Read more
Airstrip open again
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