At Lufthansa's technical training center in Hamburg, trainees need sharp eyes. When it comes to aircraft upkeep, not even the tiniest nuts and bolts can be overlooked. The aim is to teach perfect maintenance procedures.
Flight simulators are a safe way to train young pilots before they fly an actual airplane. But exactly how real are these simulators, and does the experience transfer to flight?
Men's clubs are a window into German high society, but these days they are no longer exclusively male: women are joining, too. DW takes a look at this privileged, time-honored tradition.
There are still too many aviation competitors in the skies over Europe. A looming carve-up of Germany's second-largest and insolvent carrier, Air Berlin, is pointing to even more consolidation in the sector.
Wegener was the mastermind behind the creation of Germany's elite anti-terror unit GSG 9. He became a household name in West Germany after his leadership during a celebrated 1977 rescue operation.
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