The DOS-INL Air Wing in Afghanistan: In September 2006, Rob Neil joined HeliOps magazine on the first of two trips to Afghanistan to spend time with the DOS-INL Air Wing, which supports the Afghan Eradication Force in their efforts to eradicate the opium menace. This first article backgrounds the fine efforts of a dedicated bunch of aviation professionals doing a dangerous job.
Lutz Warsitz, son of the world’s first jet pilot, Erich Warsitz, details the vital role his father played in flying the world’s first jet aircraft.
One of New Zealand’s greatest aviators has finally been honoured for his outstanding and selfless contributions to aviation safety around the world. Ross Ewing reminds us how much the global aviation community owes to Gordon Vette.
Nelson-based Flightcell International has successfully taken on the world’s “big boys” in aviation communication technology, as Rob Neil reports.
A senior engineer for a world-leading global aerospace company, Michael Friend will be contributing articles that offer an engineer’s perspective on various aspects of our fascinating and ever-changing industry.