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RUAG Aviation integrated a pilot assistance and helicopter safety solution on the Airbus Helicopter EC635, on behalf of the Swiss Air Force, for use in recent North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-sponsored trials. The goal of the international trials cited technology- testing for enhancing safety during helicopter operations in limited visibility environments. Held at Älggialp, Switzerland, the… Read more »
RUAG Aviation, 24-Apr-17
The Swiss Air Force has recently ran a series of tests on a new system which will help with low-visibility conditions such as whiteout. The trials were done in three days, sponsored by NATO, using an Airbus EC635 helicopter fitted with LIDAR sensors and processors. RUAG Aviation was in charge and carried out all integration… Read more »
Thales is pleased to announce that the EC635 helicopter Full Flight Mission Simulator (FFMS) delivered to the Swiss Air Force has achieved JAR FSTD-H* Level D certification issued by Switzerland’s Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA). The Thales simulator, which is in service at Emmen Air Base, Switzerland, has therefore achieved the highest possible level… Read more »
Training flight out of Alpnach.Â Loadmaster slightly injured, two pilots seriously injured.
Photographer Bruno Siegfried has caught this photo of Swiss Air Force Alouette III V-262 in a special livery – credit to SwissHeli.com for publishing this and to both for agreeing to HeliHub.com running this photo.Â Titles show “Goodbye Alouette 3 1964-2010” to record the 46 years of operation of the venerable fleet of helicopters.Â A… Read more »
1-Jul-09 V-277 Eurocopter SA316 nr Biasca, Switzerland