Constantinos Panitsidis has graduated from the Kiev International University of Civil Aviation as an Aircraft and Aeroengines Maintenance-Mechanical Engineer. He is the author of dozens of monographs, several hundred articles on aviation and defence systems and six special theme articles on aerial firefighting. He has published his articles in magazines while some of his futuristic illustrations were printed on the front cover of high-circulation magazines. He is the author and publisher of the book “The Power of the Skies” and the bilingual dictionary for engineers available for free in electronic format from his other website at www.redstar.gr; a highly regarded site within the aviation and kit model enthusiasts. He is also a co-founder of the successful e-shop www.e-redstar.net. Throughout his career, he has made many painting pattern propositions for privately owned planes and helicopters. Some of the previously mentioned propositions are exhibited permanently at his www.redstar.gr. He has also been involved in exploiting novel ideas on unmanned aerial vehicles and provides advice to entrepreneurs who wish to invest in the design and production of UAV.
Georgios Maridakis is a graduate of Aeronautical Engineering from Queen Mary College, University of London and holds a postgraduate degree in Applied Mathematics. He specialises in the stability and control of aircraft and helicopters. He has worked as a dynamic system analyst in both the civil and military sector. He is the co-founder of a successful cubic-logic-toy company www.v-cubes.com and has been involved in many diverse subjects. His main field of activity is aircraft flight dynamics.