Marcus Herbote, President
Herbote, born in 1968, is enthusiastic about aviation since he was six years old. At the age of 14 he started photographing aircrafts at Gütersloh airfield. Photo tours have taken him to Britain, Finland, Sweden Italy and Canada. His book collection on aviation comprises more then 100 books. He published several articles in magazines like “Flugzeug”, “Helio Revue“ and three books on RAF jets from the series “Air Doc“. He is currently working together with Dirk Lefeld on an encyclopedia about the flying units of the Bundeswehr since 1956. He is also responsible for the website www.sg-etuo.de for all picture captions, reports and texts.
Thomas Krell, Vice President
Krell, born in 1961, describes himself, a little understated, as “interested layperson“ in terms of aviation. Since his youth he is an enthusiastic PC pilot and knows every military flight simulation. With us he is the man for the IT, manages our web shop, newsletter and all associated activities. For over 30 years he worked in the IT at Bertelsmann, Gütersloh. In addition to his activities for our club, every year he organizes the running event “Isselhorster Nacht” www.isselhorster-nacht.de. Krell is married and father of two daughters.
Marc Tecklenborg, Chief Executive Officer
Michael Brand, Treasurer
Brand born in 1969, is also interested in aircraft photography for more than three decades now. Photo tours often led the experienced photographers to Poland, UK, Sweden and even to Finland, Canada and the USA. His slide and photo collections now includes more than 20,000 shots. Brand has a son and works for the German tax authorities.
Hannu Peters, Secretary