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 | 28 October, 2014 A broken leg, a suspected broken back... and help is several days walk away. Nikos had been pig hunting many times before, but this time the pig turned on him and broke his leg! Captain Irwin Hodder and first officer Richie Axon were en route to Tabubil when they received the call to divert to the remote airstrip at Blackwara in the mountains of PNG. There is no medical centre or aid post at Blackwara, so the only way to get medical help for Nikos would have been for his tribesman to carry… Read more
NEWS | 26 October, 2014 Today is our Day of Prayer! We’d love you to partner with us in the "Biblebox" ministry - in sending these Bibles out and in praying for them as they go. We’re asking for you to give 20/20 - $20 for a Bible and 20 minutes of your time in prayer on Sunday the 26th of October. 20/20 vision is the ability to see clearly. Throughout the Bible, we read of people who have their ‘spiritual eyes’ opened when they come into contact with the Word of God. This is our… Read more
NEWS | 7 October, 2014 The passengers are ready at the airstrip, the plane is fuelled up and ready to go...but it is grounded. Why? There is not enough pilots! However, in Arnhem Land help has arrived! We are currently keeping 4 relief pilots busy in the air. These experienced pilots have joined our team on a short term basis (3-12 months). They have each worked with MAF in the past and due to our current pilot shortages, they are making themselves available once again. Once cleared with the cheif pilot they are off… Read more
NEWS | 1 October, 2014 Thanks to the incredible generosity of our supporters, the new MAF Flight Training Centre is well on its way to being built! MAF has been training pilots in Australia for more than 50 years. The Flight Training Centre at Mareeba will give pilots a chance to hone their skills on short difficult strips, navigate mountainous jungle and cope with conditions typical of flying on the mission field. Other initiatives include: standardisation of MAF International’s pilots for field… Read more
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