What makes aerodynamics so crucial Aerodynamic factors greatly influence the characteristics of an aircraft, and what is even more...

At the end of the road Imagine waking up as a pilot in northern Canada: You’re given a routine assignment, you drive to the airport...

From balancing on barrels to full flight simulation Flight simulation training began in the early 1900s as a means to train pilots...

If the tone is right, we know that we’ve done a good job “If I had one wish, I would like to fly in a Dornier 228,” says Walter Devic....

To the world for eternity LaOlam desires to bring “Hope to the suffering... Care for those in need. Faith where there is doubt… Hope...

The second lung The vast Congo Basin – sometimes simply known as the Congo – is one of the most beautiful and ecologically important...

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“We run our own flight operation”

365 days, 300 flying hours, one team and one aircraft. Martina Hierle (32) has been working as a system engineer and technical pilot at RUAG in Oberpfaffenhofen since October 2017….

 
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On thin ice

Our Arctic permafrost is melting, and this has serious adverse ­consequences for local habitats as well as for the global climate. ­Scientists from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) are therefore…

 
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Cooperating in the sky to save lives at sea

The Netherlands Coastguard is responsible for patrolling around 451 kilometers of Dutch coastline and more than 57,000 square kilometers of the North Sea. Their missions include everything from search and…

 
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The route less traveled – Discovering the Netherlands

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…

 
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Nationwide fundraising in Chile

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…

 
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On top of the world

“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…

 
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Airdrops: Last resort from above

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…

 
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Mission-driven information fusion in Dornier 228 cockpit

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…

 
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Help us save more

“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…

 
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Connecting people and places in the remote Canadian North

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…