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World’s first qualified Virtual Reality Training Device

World’s first qualified Virtual Reality Training Device

29-Apr-2021Source: VRM Switzerland

As a world premiere, EASA qualifies a type-specific Robinson R22 Virtual Reality Training Device developed and built by VRM Switzerland. The version for the Airbus H125 will follow shortly. Thanks to a unique technology developed in-house, the Swiss high-tech training solution provider is the first to receive approval for a VR training solution from an... Read more

EBAA sends urgent call to action

EBAA sends urgent call to action

25-Mar-2021Source: EBAA

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) urged EU institutions, European  Member states, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and other vital stakeholders to collaborate closely and develop harmonised rules for the safe reopening of air travel, proposing guidelines that ensure Business aviation’s safe and timely return to operations. In the urgent call ahead of the EU summit... Read more

SH09 flies after major retrofit

SH09 flies after major retrofit

8-Feb-2021Source: Kopter

The SH09 third prototype (P3) recently took off, at Mollis, Switzerland, following a major modification.  This was part of the planned product development roadmap, towards the final Type Certificate configuration, as presented by Kopter during the 2020 HAI exhibition. This modification programme was successfully implemented thanks to the joint efforts of the Kopter and Leonardo teams. It... Read more

Swiss Helicopter adds Cabri G2 at Pfaffnau base

Swiss Helicopter adds Cabri G2 at Pfaffnau base

15-Dec-2020Source: 20201214gw-Cabri

In spring 2021, the Swiss Helicopter Flight School will expand its range on the Pfaffnau base with a Guimbal Cabri G2 training helicopter. The company’s other flight school bases have been using this two-seater helicopter, which has proven itself extremely well for basic training, for several years. On October 17, 2020, numerous visitors had the... Read more

State-of-the-art technology sets new standards in helicopter pilot training

State-of-the-art technology sets new standards in helicopter pilot training

25-Nov-2020Source: VRM

VRM Switzerland develops and builds training solutions for helicopters at the highest technological level. Helicopter operators and ATOs have already implemented new training concepts to save costs, be more efficient and environmentally friendly. The spectrum of helicopter training on simulators is thus greatly expanded. VRM Switzerland has allocated resources to deliver and commission 15 training... Read more

11-Nov-20 HB-ZVN Guimbal G2 Sion, Switzerland

11-Nov-20 HB-ZVN Guimbal G2 Sion, Switzerland

11-Nov-2020

Landed too close to the parked Bell 505 HB-ZYN, striking and breaking its tail fin.  This helicopter, with student and instructor, then crashed from a lower hover, breaking its skids and damaging its boom close to the fenestron (which ended up approx 90 degrees twisted on the boom axis)... Read more

11-Nov-20 HB-ZYN Bell 505 Sion, Switzerland

11-Nov-20 HB-ZYN Bell 505 Sion, Switzerland

11-Nov-2020

Tail broken off while parked after Guimbal G2 Cabri HB-ZVN landed too close... Read more

SH09 third prototype achieved several firsts

SH09 third prototype achieved several firsts

23-Oct-2020Source: Kopter

Flight test activities have fully resumed at Mollis, Switzerland, having reassembled the third SH09 prototype (P3) after its return from Pozzallo. The flights at Mollis mainly concentrated on testing the new tail rotor and aerodynamic modifications for improved handling in the low speed envelope. Flights at altitude, in the local area, evaluated the handling characteristics... Read more

Full Ice clearance for AW169 delayed by COVID19

Full Ice clearance for AW169 delayed by COVID19

19-Oct-2020Source: HeliHub.com

Leonardo have confirmed to HeliHub.com that FIPS (Full Ice Protection System) clearance for the AW169 has been delayed by COVID19. The original order from Rega (Swiss Air Rescue) was announced in December 2015, and consists of three AW169 helicopters. The organisation provides emergency medical service and search and rescue missions (EMS/SAR) all over Switzerland, from the... Read more

Swiss training solution company VRM completes second funding round

Swiss training solution company VRM completes second funding round

27-May-2020Source: VRM Switzerland

VRM Switzerland is excited to announce completion of its latest CHF 9 Mio. funding round with a group of private investors. The additional equity will enable VRM Switzerland to not only support the scaling up of the production, the internationalization of the business and the expansion of the product range, but also to increase its... Read more

COVID-19 – EBACE 2020 cancelled

COVID-19 – EBACE 2020 cancelled

15-Mar-2020Source: EBAA

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the decision to cancel the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2020 (EBACE2020), due to concerns related to the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The event was scheduled to take place in Geneva from May 26-28, 2020. Both business aviation groups... Read more

Air Zermatt and Air Glaciers to merge

Air Zermatt and Air Glaciers to merge

12-Mar-2020Source: Air Glaciers

Bruno Bagnoud, founder of AIR-GLACIERS SA, has chosen the occasion of his 85th birthday to retire from the management of the Company while ensuring the transition with his successor, who will be appointed shortly. He will remain at the disposal of the Company whose next general meeting of April 4, 2020 will be the opportunity to... Read more

MountainFlyers to become Europe’s biggest Bell 505 operator

MountainFlyers to become Europe’s biggest Bell 505 operator

10-Feb-2020Source: MountainFlyers

We spent a long time thinking about the fleet change and decided to replace the EC120 in Grenchen and the R66 in Bern-Belp with two Bell 505s. Our aim is to adapt the fleet in such a way that technical progress and economic efficiency, but all the requirements of our customers and flight students, are... Read more

Air Zermatt picks VR technology H125 training solution

Air Zermatt picks VR technology H125 training solution

28-Jan-2020Source: Air Zermatt

Air Zermatt has selected VRM Switzerland as its supplier for an innovative training solution based on virtual reality (VR) technology. The simulator’s visual system provides 3D vision with unprecedented resolution. “This will allow our discerning pilots to effectively train for difficult scenarios on mountain landing sites, with bright sunshine and under various snow conditions such... Read more

Kopter SH09 successfully completed initial flight tests

Kopter SH09 successfully completed initial flight tests

27-Feb-2019Source: Kopter

Following its first flight on 22 November 2018, Kopter’s SH09 third prototype (P3) completed more than 50 hours of testing at the company facility in Mollis, Switzerland, where it has been produced and it is currently supported. The aircraft climbed up to 5,000 ft and reached a speed of 126 kts, while performing a series... Read more

03-Dec-18 HB-ZCM Airbus AS350 Arbedo-Castione, Switzerland

03-Dec-18 HB-ZCM Airbus AS350 Arbedo-Castione, Switzerland

3-Dec-2018

After a collision with a high-voltage power line, the pilot made an emergency landing in a nearby meadow  beside the road that connects Castione to Claro... Read more

Airbus delivers first H145s to Rega

Airbus delivers first H145s to Rega

25-Jun-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two of a total of six H145 helicopters to Swiss Air-Rescue Rega. These will replace Rega’s existing fleet of EC145 helicopters, which will be phased out by mid-2019. The first H145 helicopter is expected to be deployed at the Bern base in October. Over a period of 15 years, the... Read more

Swiss operator orders AW169

Swiss operator orders AW169

8-Jun-2018Source: Leonardo

Leonardo announced that Mountain Flyers of Switzerland will operate an AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopter, marking the entry of the new generation type into the Swiss VIP market – MountainFlyers.ch / LeonardoCompany.com. FNC IM; SIFI.MI • Mountain Flyers will operate an AW169 for heli-taxi services from Bern Airport; • Over 20 Leonardo VIP helicopters sold in Switzerland to... Read more

RUAG adds Bell 505 approvals in Switzerland

RUAG adds Bell 505 approvals in Switzerland

7-Jun-2018Source: RUAG Aviation

RUAG Aviation is named as one of the first helicopter services providers in Europe to earn OEM approvals for MRO on the new Bell Helicopter 505 (JRX). RUAG also holds reassembly capabilities.  “We are dedicated to providing complete, state-of-the-art support on behalf of our customers and all the helicopters in their fleet. Attending the first available technical... Read more

RUAG holds first Swiss-based helicopter crew training ahead of 2019 EASA regulation

RUAG holds first Swiss-based helicopter crew training ahead of 2019 EASA regulation

10-May-2018Source: RUAG

RUAG Aviation flight test pilots applied their significant knowledge and experience in helicopter Maintenance Check Flights (MCF) to train fellow Swiss pilots and other interested parties in the first-ever training of… “Maintenance Check Flights are a critical aspect of the safety process for all aircraft. As a Center of Excellence in this specific area, we have considerable... Read more

Centaurium takes delivery of its GrandNew helicopter

Centaurium takes delivery of its GrandNew helicopter

26-May-2017Source: Leonardo

Leonardo announced today that Centaurium Aviation Ltd. of Switzerland has taken delivery of its AgustaWestland GrandNew light twin engine helicopter. The handover was celebrated during an official ceremony held at EBACE 2017 in Geneva. This specially-configured aircraft anticipating safety enhancing requirement like ADS-B Out, will be operated by Mountainflyers for heli taxi services from Bern... Read more

13-May-17 HB-ZTM Airbus AS350B2 Kandersteg, Switzerland (1F)

13-May-17 HB-ZTM Airbus AS350B2 Kandersteg, Switzerland (1F)

13-May-2017

During landing phase, helicopter fell on its port side, killing the pilot.  3 of the 5 passengers were slightly injured.  Pilot named in prelim accident report as Schweizer Bürger... Read more

28-Apr-17 HB-XXM Airbus SE3160 Steffisburg, Switzerland

28-Apr-17 HB-XXM Airbus SE3160 Steffisburg, Switzerland

28-Apr-2017

After hearing a loud noise at an altitude of 3500ft, the pilot commenced autorotation and landed in a field without further apparent damage.  Once on the ground, damage was found to a tail rotor control cable... Read more

Swiss Air Force Completes LIDAR Trials

Swiss Air Force Completes LIDAR Trials

10-Apr-2017Source: HeliHub.com

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

Marenco Swisshelicopter appoints new CEO as founder leaves

Marenco Swisshelicopter appoints new CEO as founder leaves

6-Dec-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Swiss media is reporting that Marenco Swisshelicopter founder and CEO Martin Stucki is leaving the company, and has been replaced. The company, now flying the second prototype of the single-turbine SKYe SH09 helicopter is lagging behind on its delivery schedule and is not expected to make first customer deliveries until 2018. Air Zermatt has been... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – October 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – October 2016

3-Nov-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Leonardo gets more orders for AgustaWestland helicopters

Leonardo gets more orders for AgustaWestland helicopters

14-Oct-2016Source: Leonardo

Leonardo-Finmeccanica shows continued strength in all civil helicopter markets. The company announced today the signing of a contract with Centaurium Aviation Ltd. of Switzerland for an AgustaWestland GrandNew light twin engine helicopter. The signing was performed during an official ceremony held at Helitech, Amsterdam. This aircraft is scheduled to enter service in spring 2017 and... Read more

Super Pumas Resume Flight with Swiss Air Force

Super Pumas Resume Flight with Swiss Air Force

4-Oct-2016Source: HeliHub.com

The Swiss Air Force had to ground its fleet of Airbus Super Pumas during investigation after a military helicopter crashed into the Alps, killing two pilots. As reported by Reuters, they are now resuming flights. The investigation showed that there was no evidence of a systematic fault. Reports have been made that the craft touched... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2016

4-Oct-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – August 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – August 2016

2-Sep-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Valair sells tenth R66 into Swiss market

Valair sells tenth R66 into Swiss market

16-Aug-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Valair, the distributor for Robinson Helicopter Co in Switzerland, has recently delivered the tenth R66 now flying in the mountainous European country. Eight of these ten delivered new by Valair, with the other two bought pre-owned from the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom. The latest example is serial 0728 and is the first R66... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – July 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – July 2016

1-Aug-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Zurich operator Heli-Link renamed DC Aviation Switzerland

Zurich operator Heli-Link renamed DC Aviation Switzerland

22-Jul-2016Source: DC Aviation

Starting immediately, DC Aviation’s Swiss daughter, Jet-Link AG/Heli-Link AG in Zurich, will operate under its new name „DC Aviation Switzerland“. DC Aviation had acquired the business aviation company in 2013. “Renaming the company is perfectly in synch with our effort of further develop the DC Aviation brand. This logical step also sends a clear and... Read more

RUAG Aviation appointed Bell 429 CSF in Switzerland

RUAG Aviation appointed Bell 429 CSF in Switzerland

14-Jul-2016Source: Ruag

This latest Customer Service Facility agreement reconfirms RUAG Aviation’s participation in the Bell global network and marks an important milestone for the aviation company. “Becoming an Authorised Customer Service Facility is an important step towards strengthening our helicopter service portfolio in Europe. We look forward to continue working closely with Bell and supporting our European... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – June 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – June 2016

6-Jul-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Rega becomes first European helicopter operator certified by CAMTS

Rega becomes first European helicopter operator certified by CAMTS

23-Jun-2016Source: Rega

The Swiss Air Rescue Rega has been certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) at the end of May 2016, an approval which is valid for three years. Rega is the first European organization that has been certified for medical helicopter and for medically escorted repatriations. “We believe that the verification... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – May 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – May 2016

1-Jun-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

AW169 taken on European demo tour

AW169 taken on European demo tour

9-May-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Without any announcement, AgustaWestland (or it is Finmeccanica or Leonardo-Finmeccanica, we’re not too sure!) took an AW169 on a demo tour in Europe, with visits to both UK and Swiss potential customers. The aircraft – serial 69008 – is expected to be delivered to Italian operator Hoverfly Executive Helicopter Service in due course, but is still flying on... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – April 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – April 2016

3-May-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Heli Lausanne adds Gabri G2 to fleet

Heli Lausanne adds Gabri G2 to fleet

29-Apr-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Heli Lausanne, based unsurprisingly in the Swiss city of Lausanne, has added a Guimbal Cabri G2 to their fleet.  The company has bought serial 1045 from German operator Aeroheli, and put it on the Swiss register as HB-ZLX. Flight Opersations & Safety Manager Daniel Grandguillaume told HeliHub.com that they will fly it alongside the Schweizer... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – March 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – March 2016

7-Apr-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

RUAG upgrades EC135 for Geneva University Hospital

RUAG upgrades EC135 for Geneva University Hospital

9-Mar-2016Source: RUAG Aviation

Swiss technology company RUAG has successfully completed a cockpit modernisation project on an Airbus EC135 T2+ rescue helicopter for Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland’s largest university medical facility. The comprehensive refurbishment included the installation of two, state-of-the-art Garmin GTN 750 GPS/NAV/COMM multifunction display systems combined with a GTX 33es remote-controlled transponder, as well as a European... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – February 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – February 2016

6-Mar-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Marenco signs first Launch Customer contract

Marenco signs first Launch Customer contract

2-Mar-2016Source: Marenco

Air Zermatt has selected the SKYe SH09 as its next generation single-engine turbine helicopter. Air Zermatt enjoys through its versatile activities in high mountainous regions as well as their constant innovation a worldwide recognition. In order to be prepared for the future, Air Zermatt has selected the SKYe SH09 as its next generation single-engine turbine... Read more

Marenco flies second SKYe SH09 prototype

Marenco flies second SKYe SH09 prototype

29-Feb-2016Source: Marenco

The First flight of P2 was performed on Friday 26th February at 17:24 (5:24PM) with Richard Trueman, Chief Test Pilot, at the controls and Peter Wittwer as Flight-Test Engineer. The key event was witnessed and celebrated by the whole team on the Mollis airport facilities of Marenco Swisshelicopter in Switzerland. A rewarding moment for the... Read more

First H135 upgrade completed by customer

First H135 upgrade completed by customer

22-Feb-2016Source: Airbus

wiss operator Air Zermatt became the first company to entirely retrofit their H135 helicopter in-house using the operator’s own technicians. The process, employing a kit shipped from Airbus Helicopters in Germany, brought the former T2 aircraft to current T3 performance, and opens the door to other operator-led upgrades. When Airbus Helicopters launched its H135 helicopter... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – January 2016

Register Update – Switzerland – January 2016

1-Feb-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – December 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – December 2015

4-Jan-2016Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – November 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – November 2015

2-Dec-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Rega orders three AW169s

Rega orders three AW169s

2-Dec-2015Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland announced today that Swiss Air-Rescue Rega has placed an order for three AW169 light intermediate twin-engine and one GrandNew light twin-engine helicopters which will join the current fleet of a GrandNew and nine single-pilot configured Da Vinci helicopters. The aircraft will perform emergency medical service and search and rescue missions (EMS/SAR) all over Switzerland,... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – October 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – October 2015

1-Nov-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Spanish Police impound three helicopters and pilots on drug smuggling allegations

Spanish Police impound three helicopters and pilots on drug smuggling allegations

27-Oct-2015Source: HeliHub.com

Spanish Police have recently announced that they impounded three helicopters in the last year which they believe have been used in drug smuggling operations between Morocco and Spain – photos of two of these are shown below.  They believe they have broken two criminal organisations, and arrested a total of 15 and seized 810kg of... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2015

2-Oct-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

21-Sep-15 HB-ZGP Airbus SA315B Wolfenschiessen, Switzerland

21-Sep-15 HB-ZGP Airbus SA315B Wolfenschiessen, Switzerland

21-Sep-2015

During an aerial transport, the crew wanted to land near the station of the Bannalp cableway to pick up a container deposited there. During the approach, the helicopter’s tail rotor came in contact with a cable of a small transport cableway. The pilot was able to land the helicopter.... Read more

Marenco updating main rotorhead and blades as second prototype emerges

Marenco updating main rotorhead and blades as second prototype emerges

7-Sep-2015Source: HeliHub.com

Marenco Swisscopter is working on the second prototype of their SKYe SH09 helicopter, and have already registered it HB-ZXB with the Swiss authorities. P2, as it is known, will be rolled-out this year and will become the main flight test vehicle as it incorporates all latest improvements and modifications.  These have been developed from the... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – August 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – August 2015

3-Sep-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – July 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – July 2015

5-Aug-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Swiss Post tests delivery with rotary-wing drone

Swiss Post tests delivery with rotary-wing drone

22-Jul-2015Source: Swiss Post

Swiss Post ensures reliable delivery irrespective of geographical circumstances. With the technological progress of the past 160 years, parcels can now be delivered even more quickly and reliably. We are already very flexible: we deliver consignments during off-peak times in the evening and on Saturdays. Thanks to parcel terminals, PickPost points and Pick@Home, we make... Read more

14-Jul-15 HB-ZIS Airbus AS350B3 Guggigletscher, Switzerland (1F)

14-Jul-15 HB-ZIS Airbus AS350B3 Guggigletscher, Switzerland (1F)

14-Jul-2015

Pilot, the only occupant, killed in crash of Air Glaciers helicopter at Guggigletscher nr Lauterbrunnen.   Helicopter came down vertically and the cabin area burnt out.  Tail boom, tail , stabiliser and tail rotors all remain attached.... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – June 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – June 2015

1-Jul-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

29-Jun-15 HB-ZRY AgustaWestland AW109SP Amden, Switzerland

29-Jun-15 HB-ZRY AgustaWestland AW109SP Amden, Switzerland

29-Jun-2015

Blades broke telephone line.  Pilot named in report as Schweizer Bürger... Read more

Air Zermatt receives the first H130 configured for aerial work

Air Zermatt receives the first H130 configured for aerial work

23-Jun-2015Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters’ multi-role H130 rotorcraft will soon accomplish additional duties as the first aerial work-configured member of this lightweight single-engine rotorcraft family has been delivered to Air Zermatt. Equipped with a new cargo sling, the H130 version will demonstrate its versatility by performing a full range of aerial work assignments, while also supporting the Swiss... Read more

11-Jun-15 HB-ZOA Guimbal G2 Cabri Gruyère, Switzerland

11-Jun-15 HB-ZOA Guimbal G2 Cabri Gruyère, Switzerland

11-Jun-2015

During autorotation practice,  the main rotor blades contacted the tail boom after the helicopter bounced off the ground in a heavy landing... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – May 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – May 2015

1-Jun-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – April 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – April 2015

6-May-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – March 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – March 2015

2-Apr-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – February 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – February 2015

9-Mar-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Spectro | Jet-Care continue to be the laboratory of choice for OEMs

Spectro | Jet-Care continue to be the laboratory of choice for OEMs

1-Mar-2015Source: Spectro | Jet-Care

Spectro®|Jet-Care®, at the forefront of equipment condition monitoring services since 1976, has recently received continued approval from Turbomeca for the provision of debris analysis services using Scanning Electron Microscope, for their UK and Swiss laboratories. All three Spectro | Jet-Care laboratories, located in the UK, Switzerland and USA, also provide oil analysis services approved by... Read more

26-Feb-15 HB-ZRV AgustaWestland AW109SP Erstfeld, Switzerland

26-Feb-15 HB-ZRV AgustaWestland AW109SP Erstfeld, Switzerland

26-Feb-2015

Heavy landing on return to base, remained upright but wheels collapsed.  All 4 POB to hospital, although one released soon after.... Read more

11-Feb-15 HB-ZIG Airbus AS350B3 Guttannen, Switzerland

11-Feb-15 HB-ZIG Airbus AS350B3 Guttannen, Switzerland

11-Feb-2015

Rotorstrike during landing phase, helicopter ended up on its side.  No serious injuries to 4 POB... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – January 2015

Register Update – Switzerland – January 2015

4-Feb-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

Register Update – Switzerland – December 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – December 2014

5-Jan-2015Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some... Read more

22-Dec-14 HB-ZMQ Robinson R44 Zurich, Switzerland

22-Dec-14 HB-ZMQ Robinson R44 Zurich, Switzerland

22-Dec-2014

Shortly after take-off, the helicopter contacted the ground again and fell onto its starboard side.  Private pilot had rented helicopter from Heli-Zuri for a flight to Ticino.  Final confirmation required on reg... Read more

Rega completes helicopter fleet upgrade to all-IFR

Rega completes helicopter fleet upgrade to all-IFR

17-Dec-2014Source: Rega

[electronic translation] Rega has successfully completed the upgrading and certification of their mountain helicopter on the instrument flight procedures (IFR). This is another important step towards the realization of the Rega vision: to save people in need in any weather. A new video clip illustrates how this next chapter of Swiss Air Rescue should look like Some... Read more

Swiss Air Rescue Rega appoints two new Board members

Swiss Air Rescue Rega appoints two new Board members

16-Dec-2014Source: Rega

[electronic translation] The Board of the Swiss Air Rescue Rega has included the Urner lawyer Gabi Huber and the Bernese advocate Franz Stämpfli to the Board. Replace the retiring by the end of 2014 Franz Steinegger and Paul Maximilian Mueller. Gabi Huber is familiar as a former Councillor of the Canton of Uri, today’s National Councillor... Read more

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