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The amazing few There are few airplanes or pilots that can fly over dangerous war-torn areas to deliver precious medical supplies,...

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Take a ride on America’s wild side The West was won on horseback, and riding skills have been central to the culture of Wyoming since...

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First impressions count “One of the first things people see when they approach a plane is its livery – its paint job in other words....

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Race against time Borneo’s rainforests are rich in biodiversity and home to many endangered animals, such as orangutans, Asian two-horned...

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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...

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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...

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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…

 
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The right stuff

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…

 
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Walk about Australia … by air

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…

 
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Riding the rails in search of Australia’s mining past

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…

 
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History of the Dornier 228

Close your eyes and picture buckling up and taking off over a snowy, rugged mountain range and landing safely the same day in a similar environment. The unforgiving landscape has…

 
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Amazing and astonishing flight with research Fly-By-Wire system

Mr. Sato is an Associate Senior Researcher at the Aeronautical Technology Directorate of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). JAXA is Japan’s national research and development agency, created in 2003…

 
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“More than a simple guard”

Taking off and landing on a grass or gravel runway requires a robust aircraft. Even as resilient as the Dornier 228 is, there can be advantages to having additional protection….