We are a Christian Mission that flies for churches, missionaries and Christian organisations, to help them reach field workers in remote parts of the world. This typically involves flying in difficult and dangerous environments. As such we set high entry standards for our pilots. The main requirements are:
- A heart seeking God’s will and a certainty of His calling for missionary service
- Serve in a cross-cultural and interdenominational setting
- Team player with a servant attitude, willing to assist those in both physical and spiritual need
- One year or 16 equivalent credits of biblical education – either through formal or extension studies
- Good Health
- Willingness and ability to raise personal financial support
An International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) based Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) with appropriate aviation medical certificate is the minimum licensing requirement for all pilot positions.
Minimum Entry Pilots
These pilots will carry out flying duties under the leadership of the Chief Pilot. A minimum of 500 hours total flight time is required (which includes 300 hours PIC) for operations limited to the use of the Cessna single-engine piston aircraft in visual flight weather conditions. Pilots are usually required to spend some nights away from base each month to complete planned flights. An instrument rating is required.
We only operate a small number of these aircraft and do not operate this type in South Africa at all, so service at this level would be in a MAF programme other than South Africa, if at all.
In addition to the responsibilities as described for a minimum entry pilot, these pilots are required to have a minimum of 1000 hours total flight time (which includes 500+ hours PIC) with appropriate experience or ratings as necessary. This could include experience on multi-engine or turbo-prop aircraft in order to operate our Cessna Caravans. An instrument rating is required.
If you feel that you can reach these requirements, please contact us again to set up an appointment for initial interviews here in the SA office. You will be asked to take the GPSS (Global Pilot Selection System) test at a non-refundable cost of approximately R4 000.00. These tests are conducted via the internet followed by a psychological assessment via skype to the Netherlands. If the recipient is not successful, then we will not proceed with the remainder of the interviews
Aircraft maintanence Engineers
An International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) based aviation maintenance licence is the minimum licensing requirement for all aviation maintenance vacancies. Work is undertaken on a variety of aircraft with piston and turboprop engines (Cessna 206, 208, PC-12, TCM I0-550 &PT6A).
Minimum Entry Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
This person will hold an ICAO based licence and have a minimum of two years practical aircraft maintenance experience. will work closely with the Chief Engineer as a part of the maintenance team working on single engine piston and/or turbine powered aircraft.
Experienced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
With three to four years of practical experience, this person will be a key member of the aircraft maintenance team. Responsibilities may include supervision and training of unlicensed aviation staff and assisting the Chief Engineer in areas such as planning and scheduling of aircraft maintenance. Specific experience or skills may be required, depending upon the position advertised.
This person will be responsible for the management of the aircraft maintenance team and the overall maintenance operation within a programme. With over five years of practical aircraft maintenance experience, the Chief Engineer will have management or supervisory training or experience, plus the competencies necessary to take on this leadership role. Duties will include ensuring that all maintenance is performed and certified appropriately, maintenance operation budgeting, stock control and development of training plans.
This person will hold an ICAO based licence and have a minimum of two years of experience. Responsibilities include the installation, maintenance, testing and certification of aircraft avionics