The pilot who invented anti-mine boots

Mr Andrew Vaz, who often flies jet planes in Perth, holds more than a hundred patents for things he has designed.
Mr Andrew Vaz, who often flies jet planes in Perth, holds more than a hundred patents for things he has designed.PHOTO: ANDREW VAZ

Mr Andrew Vaz carries a pilot's licence, flies jet planes in Perth, Australia, and also holds more than a hundred patents for different things he has designed.

The wind turbine alone accounts for more than 20 patents.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2018, with the headline 'The pilot who invented anti-mine boots'. Print Edition | Subscribe