Mission Aviation Fellowship
Location: Various Locations
Finance: Salary/Allowance, Personal Support
Duration: Over 12 months
Activity: Practical & Technical, Relief & Development
Posted: 14 Sep 2021
Closes: 30 Nov 2021

Experienced Mission Pilots

Mission Aviation Fellowship

Mission Aviation Fellowship International (MAFI) is an organisation using light aircraft to deliver help and hope in over 30 developing countries. For over 75 years, MAF has been transporting patients, relief workers, produce and medical supplies to the world’s remotest regions and places of deepest human need – places where flying is not a luxury but a lifeline.

We operate in 14 countries accross the world supporting local infrastructure and logistics surrounding missions. We provide life-saving medical evacuations and transport essential supplies to those who who need it most. MAF seeks to transform the lives of the people not just physically but spiritually too.

We are looking for experienced mission pilots to serve in these countries and help us in our goal to reach isolated communities. 


To serve as a Pilot with MAF you will need to possess an extensive set of skills, having the ability to anticipate changes and solve problems effectively and efficiently.

You will also safely and efficiently operate MAF aircraft in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

Your role will be to actively embrace your flying duties by maintaining flying qualifications in accordance with MAF standard operating procedures and national regulations. You will have a pro-active approach to the role - ensuring national licensing and medical requirements are met.

As part of a team,  in addition to flying, you will share other duties to maintain operational efficiency, effectiveness, quality and safety of operations in the programme.

You will be expected to maintain and improve personal professional standared by participating in necessary training and completing relevant modules. You will also be tasked to undertake all duties commensurate with the role. 

**NOTE: You will need to obtain appropriate work permits for the country the position is based in**

Qualifications, Skills & Experience


  • ICAO Commercial Pilots License with instrument rating
  • Aviation Medical - Class 1 on entry, Class 2 in operations
  • IELTS Minimum English proficiency level 6 or equivalent
  • Approx 500 - 1000+ flight hours (the requirement is dependant on the country AOC and demands of aircraft and environment)

  • Aptitude in verbal and numerical reasoning

  • Demonstrated knowledge and operational proficiency in aircraft performance and loading, aerodynamics, aircraft systems, weather, aircraft instrumentation, crew/cockpit resource management, pilot decision making, safety and quality systems


  • Experience and recent proficiency in the operation of small aircraft, single pilot operations to CPL standards
  • Experience of working in commercial or corporate aviation highly recommended
  • IFR Operations
  • Mountain/Bush flying

There is an occupational requirement for overseas staff to be committed Christians, sent and supported by their home Church, and able to support and promote the Christian ethos and beliefs of MAF as a mission organisation through taking part in Christian activities such as Church events, prayer meetings etc. All roles (unless otherwise specified) require some personal support raising to be carried out under the guidance and training of MAF UK.

To apply now go to: https://www.maf-uk.org/work-with-us

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Mission Aviation Fellowship

Mission Aviation Fellowship is a Christian organisation whose mission is to fly light aircraft in developing countries so that people in remote areas can receive the help they need.
1st Floor, Castle House
Castle Hill Avenue
CT20 2TQ
Tel: 01303 850950