JAARS was established in 1948 by Wycliffe Bible Translators co-founder William Cameron Townsend to provide aviation and technology services to support Bible translation.
and a period of orientation for JAARS pilots and final preparations, the first JAARS Kodiak will play a prominent role in the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture event in Oshkosh, Wis.
Wycliffe members for 24 years, David and his wife, Jane, initially served from 1984-1988 at JAARS in Waxhaw, N.
There he chaired the SIL Indonesia Executive Committee, and served as general manager of JAARS national partner organization, YAJASI, which provides aviation and communications and is located in Papua, Indonesia.
JAARS speeds the Bible translation process by providing quality technical support services and resources.