There is a specific calling on the life of an MAF pilot. We often read about the beauitful journey of a pilot’s life on the mission field, but rarely do we read about the journey to the mission field. As you read Tali’s story below, consider whether you are called to reach the isolated.
Students at the MAF Flight Training Centre in Mareeba, Australia have a unique opportunity as part of the training programme.
They fly on a remote area safari and visit a MAF operational programme. These Safaris’ give students exposure to flying in remote, isolated, hot conditions and to navigate over often featureless terrain. It takes them beyond the comforts of their local area and forces them to plan their flights safely with changes in weather conditions and limited access to fuel and outback accommodation.