MILAVIA > Portfolios > Helmut Skrdla Last updated: 1 October 2008
MILAVIA Portfolios

Portfolio Helmut Skrdla

Name Helmut Skrdla
Website - Helmut's Online Portfolio
Location Austria

Looking for the perfect picture and story...

Greetings to all Milavia Readers

I started my Aviation Journalism career in Summer 2005, at the Austrian Airpower Show for which I published my first report on a flight simulation website (

Trough a good network of friends, dedication and effort I've since been fortunate to write for Air Forces Monthly, the Swiss COCKPIT magazine, HeliTac and HeliOps in New Zealand, Dutch "Scramble" publication and various others, including for my friend Niels here at

Hope you enjoy my work


My Published Work articles:

Hurlburt Field: Home of the Air Commandos

Published in December 2008

Hurlburt Field in Florida is home to USAF Special Operations Command (AFSOC), the USAF Special Operations School (AFSOS) and the 1st Special Operations Wing (1st SOW).

Red Flag 2008-4

Published in September 2008

Exercise report of the fourth Red Flag of 2008 featuring Indian Su-30MKI Flankers, French Rafales and South-Korean F-15K Slam Eagles.

MAKS 2007

Published in September 2007

Air show report on the Moscow International Air and Space Salon which was held on August 21-26th at Zhukovsky airfield. Featuring photos and the latest news from the Russian aviation industry.

First Typhoon Arrived in Austria

Published in July 2007

On July 12, 2007, the first Eurofighter Typhoon (AS001) for the first export customer, Austria, was delivered! Helmut reports on Austria's new air defense fighter.

Hochgebirgslandekurs 2006

Published in April 2006

Hochgebirgslandekurs Report, Austrian specialized training course for helicopter operations in alpine territory.

Al Ain Aerobatics Show 2006

Published in January 2006

Report of the Al Ain Aerobatics Show held at Al Ain Int'l Airport in January 2006, Abu Dhabi. With photos of the performing aircraft over the desert of the United Arab Emirates.

other publications:

Published in October 2007

Eurocopter Germany Visit

My Equipment

Type Brand Model
D-SLR Camera Nikon D200
D-SLR Camera Nikon D70
Lens Sigma 100-300mm F4 w. 1.4TC
Lens Nikon 18-70mm 3.5-4.5 Standard Zoom

My Contact Details

Name Helmut Skrdla
Email email
Website - Helmut's Online Portfolio

Portfolios Navigator
Portfolios Index
Niels Hillebrand