The need for lifesaving flights is greater during some weeks than others. This particular week five people from different rural villages were medevaced by our pilots Joseph Tua and Jan Ivar Andresen. Saving several weeks on rough bush tracks and rivers with only a few minutes in the air.  The first medevac of the week […]

The last MAF aircraft in the air on New Year’s Eve, 31 December 2020 was P2-MAH with Philipp Sutter in the captain’s seat and Joseph Tua as a second pilot on the right-hand seat. Philipp shares some unexpected and unplanned events from this day: On the ground in Mougulu, just before taking off, we received […]

P2-SDP: “Ask for an ambulance, I have two very sick patients on board.” Mt Hagen Base: ”Ambulance has been ordered.” P2-SDP: “Thank you, team!” This is just one set of messages on the aircraft’s v2track system between pilot Corné Noordhoek in our aircraft P2-SDP, and the MAF main base in Mount Hagen. “In Mt Hagen,” […]

We hope you enjoyed the story about the Oksapmin Secondary School in the remote village of Tekin and how the year 11 students have been writing about “What comes and goes on a MAF plane.” Here is the link to the article. Today’s second part continues with the dialogue exercise and focusses on the student’s […]