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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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Remember Congo, Juma and Ezo from our last edition? Well, today, they are happier than ever. Ezo was renamed “Linton” by his caretaker, which means Little Man in the Dinka…

 
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2 dollars for an orange – Saving Juma, Ezo and Congo

For those of us, lucky enough to witness chimpanzees in their natural or simulated environments, we find ourselves fascinated by their human-like behaviors. Little do most of us know about…

 
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What difference does it make?

How much effort does it take to deliver humanitarian relief to Somalis suffering from civil war and drought? LoveDornier228 takes a closer look at some of the logistical challenges the…

 
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Making art in the sky – Meeting Katsuhiko Tokunaga, the renowned aviation air-to-air photographer

Katsuhiko Tokunaga became a dear friend many years ago as he traveled South America to make air-to-air photographs. It’s challenging to put into words who this extraordinary man is because…

 
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A lifeline over the Amazon

A trip with the Venezuelan Air Force along the course of the Amazon. Our mission: to provide a vital link between civilization and the indigenous communities of the Amazon. Our…

 
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Designed for duty in the toughest conditions

The late founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, once famously said, “Design is not just what it looks and feels like. Design is how it works.” Great design not only fulfils…

 
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Norway – safari through Europe’s unspoiled wilderness

From glaciers and snow-capped mountains to the northern lights and the midnight sun, Norway is a stage for some of nature’s greatest spectacles. Its pristine landscape, coastline and islands are…

 
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“The wing makes all the difference”

“Aerodynamically speaking, it’s the best you can get – an amazingly smooth surface, no edges, nothing.” Anyone joining Thomas Imke for a visit to the RUAG assembly hall in Oberpfaffenhofen…