by Jill Andersen
|Profession||DDF pilots (former student)|
Arturo Mendez (callsign Amphisbaena) is a cadet in DDF Flight School and pilot number five in Skyward Flight. He is the son of Valda Mendez and has a significant amount of practical flying experience prior to joining Flight School. His callsign, Amphisbaena, comes from the mythological two headed, ant-eating serpent that goes by the same name. His flightmates have difficulty pronouncing his callsign, leading to it being shortened to Amphi. During Flight School he spends a majority of his training in a Poco. His parents are farmers on the surface on the planet, however, he is sent for schooling in the Lower Caverns.
Appearance and Personality
Arturo is shorter than Jorgen.
He is aware of the DDF's preference of aclivity rings over pilots and believes that real pilots should be able to land their ship if shot down.
Attributes and Abilities
During Flight School Nedd trains to pilot a Poco, perform aerial maneuvers, and use its weaponry. He is highly knowledgable about piloting and starfighters, and has a significant amount of practical experience, having logged over two-hundred hours of flight time before beginning Flight School through acting as a copilot to his father.
Skyward · Starsight · Skyward 3 · Skyward 4
|Characters||Spensa (Spin) · Cobb · Jorgen (Jerkface) · M-Bot · Kimmalyn · FM · Rig · Hurl · Nedd · Arturo · Ironsides|
|Groups||Krell · Defiant League · Defiant Defense Force · Skyward Flight · First Citizens|
|Other||Detritus · Igneous Cavern · Alta Base · Flight School · Battle of Alta · Cytonics · Lifebuster|