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ISSUE 3

Cooperating in the sky to save lives at sea

BY MATTHEW BEATTIE Issue 3 – March 2019   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 rescue operations to fisheries management and border patrol to pollution control. Such varied responsibilities demand a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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,…