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 | 14 August, 2014 Ride2Fly is on again! We are looking forward to another great event this September. Where MAF works, aircraft are the most effective and efficient mode of transport. However, they do cost money to fly. All proceeds from Ride2Fly will go towards the life-saving work of MAF. On the 6th of September all motorcyclists are welcome to join our ride from Brisbane Archerfield Airport to Redland. Let your friends know, encourage them to register, raise some sponsorship and come along! It will be a… Read more
NEWS | 11 August, 2014 by Glen Sim and Neal Semanision Anna had been in labour and bleeding for three days. Finally MAF was called to do an emergency medevac (medical evacuation) from the Kol valley back to Mt Hagen. While the flight plan was being organised, Captain Philipp Sutter and Vaughan Woodward completed the preflight checks on the Cessna Caravan P2-MAG and loaded the necessary fuel. Neal noticed,“Even in an emergency situation, safety and detailed preparation came first”. It was a short 20… Read more
NEWS | 29 July, 2014 by Janelle Tyson “All that I am, all that I’ve achieved, all that I’ve become is because of Rob Hadfield,” shared Rumi, the Chief Engineer of the Bangladesh Flying Academy, with tears brimming in his eyes in anticipation of seeing Rob Hadfield, his former teacher, after 30 years. In the 1980’s, MAF Australia members Rob Hadfield and Norm Latham were sent to Bangladesh to help develop an aviation program. Norm and Rob, pilot and engineer, began a joint… Read more
NEWS | 1 July, 2014 In a world where we hear of much upheaval due to war, terrorism and natural disasters, it is always a pleasure to meet with those who, in one way or another, help to bring beauty out of ashes. Helen and Tim Manson work for Tutapona (meaning "To Heal"), a trauma counselling organisation that attempts to enter residual, war-affected zones to offer essential trauma counselling to the displaced victims of war. Tutapona has most recently been supporting a colossal refugee camp which… Read more
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