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historian , journalist , airline captain

Borje Gustav Hielm, Finnish airline captain, historian, journalist. Named Flight Captain, President Finland, 2003.

Background

Hielm, Borje Gustav was born on June 24, 1927 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Ejnar Olof and Alfa Maria Viola (Ahrenberg) Hielm.

Education

Navigator's licensed, Air Service Training, Hamble Hants, England, 1949. Airline transport pilot's licensed, 1949.

Career

Glider pilot, Finnish Aeronautical Association, Jamjarvi, Finland, 1945, 47; pilot training, Finnish Air Force Air Academy, Kauhava, Finland, 1946; fighter pilot, Finnish Airforce, Utti, Finland, 1947-1948; first officer, Finnair, Helsinki, Finland, 1951-1955; captain, Finnair, Helsinki, Finland, 1955-1982; director, Finnish Aviation Museum, Vantaa, Finland, 1983-1992; editor-in-chief, Feeniks Magazine, Vantaa, Finland, since 1983. Chairman Finnish DX Club, Helsinki, Finland, 1954-1958. Commentator YLE Finnish Broadcasting and television on Space and Aviation, since 1958.

Founder, Chairman, Institute for Problems in Materials Science Finland, Helsinki, 1968-1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer, author: Series of 7 1/2 hour programs on history on the Space Age, Finnish television. Space News, 1963-1978. Editor-in-chief Feeniks Magazine, 1983-2001.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Nylands Constitutionals, Espoo, Finland, 1976-1988, South Espoo Constnl. Society, Finland, 1977-1988. Vice president Constnl.

Party, Helsinki, Finland, 1982-1986. Member Espoo City Council, 1977-1984, Electoral member in Presdl.Elections, 1978. Member Sydkustens Soldatgossor (secretary), Finnish Aviation Museum Society (editor-in-chief quarterly since 1983), Aviation Museum Support Fund.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: aviation history, clippings, model building, painting, photography.

Connections

Married Sirkka Anna Liisa Peltola Hielm, Jan, 1950 (divorced September 1, 1954). Married Christina Margareta Laxen Hielm, February 26, 1955. Children: Maria Christina, Anna Katrina, Margit Charlotta, Finn Gustav Sebastian.

father:
Ejnar Olof Hielm

mother:
Alfa Maria Viola (Ahrenberg) Hielm

spouse:
Sirkka Anna Liisa Peltola Hielm

spouse:
Christina Margareta Laxen Hielm

child:
Finn Gustav Sebastian Hielm

child:
Margit Charlotta Hielm

child:
Maria Christina Hielm

child:
Anna Katrina Hielm