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“And I said, I can do more to help”

BY HENDRIK THIELEMANN   Almost one billion people worldwide suffer from hunger. The ­humanitarians of the World Food Programme are doing everything they can to reduce that number. With a fleet of around 100 aircraft, the WFP provides help when land and sea routes are blocked. “Aircraft are not only made for commercial and military…

A must for aircraft developers, a luxury for athletes

BY HENDRIK THIELEMANN   Whether the goal is to improve performance, fuel efficiency or comfort, wind tunnels are an indispensable tool for aircraft and automotive development. And for top athletes, wind tunnel testing can put them in a class of their own. Manual skills are indispensable when working on precise aircraft details. The disappointment was…