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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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….

 
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Help us save more

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…