Inside the May edition of African Pilot:
The Dornier 27, progeny of a legendary family
Say the word ‘Dornier’ and most folk will think of Flying Boats, German Bombers and World War Two. That is indeed for what Dornier was famous. However, after the Second World War, Dornier carried on building more renowned aircraft like the Alpha Jet, Dornier 228 and the Dornier STOL 27 for peaceful purposes.
Interview with Comair’s CEO Erik Venter
On Wednesday 27 February, Comair presented a law suit to the North Gauteng High Court in which it was demanding that South African Airways (SAA) and its sole shareholder the South African government comply with the Domestic Aviation Transport policy of 1990. Athol Franz interviewed Comair’s CEO Erik Venter a month after the law suit had been presented.
North American A-5 Vigilante
When it came to aircraft types of the Vietnam War era, the Vigilante was hardly as famous as the iconic F-4 Phantom II or B-52 Stratofortress. However, its missions were equally dangerous and it certainly served with distinction.