Bildgroesse_article-1-1 Home

Cooperating in the sky to save lives at sea

Home  >  ISSUE 3 BY MATTHEW BEATTIE Issue 3 – March 2019   The Netherlands Coastguard is responsible for patrolling around 451 kilometers of Dutch ...
Bildgroesse_article-2-1 Home

The route less traveled – Discovering the Netherlands

BY MATTHEW BEATTIE Issue 3 – March 2019   From its wild North Sea coastline, to the cultural and architectural delights of its historic cities, the Netherlands – or Holland as it is often known – is a land of waterways, contrasts and surprises. The Dutch have history to thank for tourists’ confusion about the…

Bildgroesse_article-3-1 Home

Nationwide fundraising in Chile

BY SANTIAGO RIVAS AND FLORENCIA LUCERO HEGUY Issue 3 – March 2019   When an entire country gets together to help people in need, it not only raises much-needed funds, but the collective effort also proves that people can make a difference. Being part of an annual collaborative effort to change the world continues to…

Bildgroesse_article-4-1 Home

On top of the world

BY SANTIAGO RIVAS Issue 3 – March 2019   “If you want to climb Mount Everest, you have to fly into Lukla and your journey starts from there.” – Managing Director of SITA, Rajendra Singh It is 7:15 in the morning, and 14 excited passengers are sitting in the Kathmandu airport taxi waiting room. They should…

Bildgroesse_article-5-1 Home

Airdrops: Last resort from above

BY HENDRIK THIELEMANN Issue 3 – March 2019   Imagine you are stranded in your hometown. You live with constant electrical blackouts, clean drinking water is scarce, and slowly the supermarket is running out of food. There are people in the world for whom this horror is a reality. In Syria, for example, according to…

Bildgroesse_article-6 Home

Mission-driven information fusion in Dornier 228 cockpit

BY HENDRIK THIELEMANN Issue 3 – March 2019   When the Dornier 228 was engineered it was ahead of its time. Its revolutionary wing design provided the 19-seat market with brand new capabilities, which are unmatched even today. Huge strides in technological development have occurred since then in the areas of aviation avionics, sensors, communication,…

Bildgroesse_article-8c Home

Help us save more

Issue 3 – March 2019   “We saved Aimi, Annie and Commando thanks to the contributors at LoveDornier228, the Dornier 228 community and RUAG MRO International!” Annie Olivecrona, African Apes Foundation. Chimpanzees the Dornier 228 Community has helped save: Juma Congo Linton Aimi Annie Commando Victoria John Miriam Warden Mr. Jonathan, Director Kuol, Advisor Akwoch,…

Bildgroesse_article-1 Home

Connecting people and places in the remote Canadian North

BY EVRA TAYLOR Issue 2 – September 2018   In this era of lightning-fast global travel and instant connectivity, life for people living in Canada’s Northwest Territories (NWT), Nunavut and Yukon, takes on a very different speed – and perhaps, as a result, a very different meaning. Northern Lights over Downtown Whitehorse (Photo: iStock) This…

Bildgroesse_article-2 Home

The right stuff

BY CHRISTINE ANNE BERGER Issue 2 – September 2018   Quite a few pilots have made history since Daedalus crafted one of the first pair of wings. According to the FAA, in 2016 there were 584,362 pilots worldwide, and 6.71 percent of them were women. These numbers include private, commercial and transport pilots. Many airline…

Bildgroesse_article-3 Home

Walk about Australia … by air

BY LEITHEN FRANCIS Issue 2 – September 2018   There is a famous poem that most Australians know. It is called “My Country” and refers to Australia as “a sunburnt country, a land of sweeping plains, of ragged mountain ranges, of droughts and flooding rains.” The poem highlights how Australia is a vast continent that…

Bildgroesse_article-4 Home

Riding the rails in search of Australia’s mining past

BY MATTHEW BEATTIE Issue 2 – September 2018   The Indian Pacific railroad is a 2,704 mile (4,352 kilometer) ribbon of steel between Perth on Australia’s west coast and Sydney in the east. Second only to the Trans-Siberian in length, it takes in three states and passes through some of Australia’s most spectacular – and…