Born 23rd November, 1948 in Burgdorf/Hannover
Schools in Burgdorf, Hannover, Braunschweig and Wiesbaden
1968 Abitur at Oranienschule in Wiesbaden
German Air Force 1st Juli, 1968. Retired as Major 31st December, 1988.
Managing Editor of LUFTWAFFEN-FORUM and editor aerokurier in Bonn/GeIsenkirchen. Since 1992 Motor-Presse Stuttgart, after takeover of aerokurier and LUFTWAFFEN-FORUM
End 1994 Editor-in-Chief FLUG REVUE
March 1998 Head of Communication , Eurofighter GmbH, Hallbergmoos,
October 1999 Head of Communications, DaimlerChrysler Aerospace Military Aircraft, Ottobrunn,
January 2003 Vice President Communication, EADS Military Aircraft, Ottobrunn, Madrid
December 2004 Vice President Communication, Eurofighter GmbH.
Retired in April 2009
Lives in Mauern near Moosburg an der Isar in Upper Bavaria, together with his wife and author Brigitte Rutel-Hoeveler
Member Bayerischer Journalistenverband, Luftfahrt Presse Club, Kunstverein Freisinger Mohr, Kunstverein Landshut