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Register Update – Switzerland – October 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – October 2014

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Nov-14

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2014

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Oct-14

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Marenco completes first flight of SKYe SH09

Marenco completes first flight of SKYe SH09

From the heart of Switzerland, on the airport of Mollis, Marenco Swhisshelicopter AG is proud to announce the completion of the First flight of the SKYe SH09. The SKYe SH09, the latest generation of high performance light single-engine helicopter has successfully achieved its’ First Flight with Chief Test Pilot Dwayne Williams at the controls, manoeuvring… Read more »

Source: Marenco, 02-Oct-14

Register Update – Switzerland – August 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – August 2014

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 11-Sep-14

Rotortec prepares first Swiss R66 for Fuchs Helikopter

Rotortec prepares first Swiss R66 for Fuchs Helikopter

More or less unnoticed yesterday the first Robinson R66 to be officially registered in Switzerland landed first at the airport St. Gallen-Altenrhein (LSZR) and afterwards in Schindellegi (LSXS), its new home base. FUCHS HELIKOPTER and ROTORTEC AG will in the next days do pioneer work to prepare the approval in Switzerland. From then on the… Read more »

Source: Rotortec, 15-Aug-14

Fuchs Helikopter to be first Swiss R66 operator

Fuchs Helikopter to be first Swiss R66 operator

Fuchs Helikopter have announced that they will be the first operator of the Robinson R66 Turbine in Switzerland.  Serial number 0338 is expected to soon take up local registration HB-ZSF – it has been bought from Nisa Air in the Czech Republic, who operated it as OK-TNT for a short time. Fuchs intend using the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-Aug-14

Register Update – Switzerland – July 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – July 2014

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-Aug-14

Rega manager held over Schmacher medical files found dead

Rega manager held over Schmacher medical files found dead

A man suspected of leaking Michael Schumacher’s medical files was found hanged in his police cell on Wednesday, Zurich’s cantonal prosecutor said in a statement. “See Full Story“

Source: Mirror, 07-Aug-14

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02-Aug-14 HB-YJS Revolution Mini 500 Yverdon, Switzerland

Damanged in uncontrolled landing – registration cancelled the following month suggests that the helicopter will not be rebuilt.

02-Aug-14

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Rega files complaint over Schumacher records

Rega files complaint over Schumacher records

[electronic translation] Rega has today filed a complaint against unknown. It wants to create with this step clarity to statements which have been spread on Monday in a French newspaper in connection with the theft of patient data. Yesterday wrote the French newspaper “Dauphine Libere”, a medical record of Michael Schumacher had recently been offered some… Read more »

Source: Rega, 11-Jul-14

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Elite Simulation Training and Safety Management Centers debut

Elite Simulation Training and Safety Management Centers debut

ELITE Simulation Solutions announces the opening of the first international ELITE Simulation Training and Safety Management Centers™ in Orlando, Florida and Dubendorf, Switzerland. ELITE training centers are multi-faceted Aviation Resource Learning Centers or, as described by CEO, John Dixon, “a mental gymnasium for pilots that will foster a culture of safety, proficiency and confidence in… Read more »

Source: Elite, 10-Jul-14

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Switzerland – Eagle Helicopter in liquidation

Switzerland – Eagle Helicopter in liquidation

Eagle Helicopter AG, based at Sion in Switzerland, was placed in liquidation by Swiss authorities on 1st July as documented here in their official Gazette Schweizerisches Handelsamtsblatt.  The company has until then operated three A109s for third parties – an A, an E and a K2 model – and a Super Puma which it leased… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Jul-14

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Register Update – Switzerland – June 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – June 2014

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Jul-14

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Register Update – Switzerland – May 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – May 2014

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 »

02-Jun-14

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Bell announces first VIP-configured 429 in Switzerland

Bell announces first VIP-configured 429 in Switzerland

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the delivery of a Bell 429 helicopter for operation by Heli-Alps, a Swiss-based company offering corporate transport, sightseeing tours and aerial photography. This is the first Bell 429 to be configured for VIP transport in Switzerland and was customized at the Bell Helicopter facility in Prague…. Read more »

Source: Bell, 23-May-14

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Register Update – Switzerland – April 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – April 2014

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-May-14

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Swift Copters take delivery of AS350B3e

Swift Copters take delivery of AS350B3e

Swift Copters reported on their Facebook page recently that they have taken delivery of HB-ZTE – a brand new AS350B3e, serial 7868.  The accompanying photo was at the Airbus Helicopters factory at Marignane in France and the helicopter has been delivered in primer – we assume paint and any other completion work will be done… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Apr-14

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Swiss flying school buys their first Robinson

Swiss flying school buys their first Robinson

Swiss fixed and rotary wing flight school Flugschule Eichenberger has recently concluded the purchase of a Robinson R44 from a private owner in the UK.  Up to now, the flight school has only owned Enstrom helicopters, and currently has F28, F280 and 480 models in its fleet.  They have additionally leased in both Bell 206… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Apr-14

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Second Explorer for HeliServices in Hong Kong

Second Explorer for HeliServices in Hong Kong

Hong Kong operator Heliservices will soon take delivery of their second MD Explorer.  The aircraft has been bought from Swiss operator Fuchs Helicopter, leaving them without a twin-engined helicopter – at least in the short term.  Heliservices is moving to a twin-engined fleet as their Lamas are gradually retired and the local CAA stopped them… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 27-Apr-14

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Garmin Introduces European FliteCharts

Garmin Introduces European FliteCharts

Garmin continues to expand its global aviation chart coverage with the release of European terminal charts, including instrument approach charts, SIDs, STARs, and airport diagrams. These charts are the most recent addition to the growing list of worldwide aviation charting products available from Garmin, which are compatible with select Garmin avionics and portables. Additional charts… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Apr-14

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Register Update – Switzerland – March 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – March 2014

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Apr-14

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Register Update – Switzerland – February 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – February 2014

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Mar-14

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Marenco completes successful HTS900-2 engine-run on prototype SKYe SH09

Marenco completes successful HTS900-2 engine-run on prototype SKYe SH09

HeliHub.com exclusive – Marenco SwissHelicopter have completed the first engine runs in their prototype SKYe SH09 helicopter.  The Honeywell HTS900-2 was fired up for the first time in the prototype on Friday 31st January, and all of the tests scheduled were completed successfully. The SKYe SH09 is marketed as the only helicopter in the 2.5 metric… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Feb-14

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Register Update – Switzerland – January 2014

Register Update – Switzerland – January 2014

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Feb-14

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Air Zermatt selects Becker Digital Audio for new Bell 429 fleet

Air Zermatt selects Becker Digital Audio for new Bell 429 fleet

Air Zermatt AG in Switzerland selected the Becker Avionics DVCS6100 digital aircraft audio system, for their new fleet of Bell Helicopter 429 light-twin helicopters. Air Zermatt selected Becker’s DVCS because it allows their flight crews to select and control all onboard communication devices for inbound and outbound communications, including; public address, warning systems, radios and… Read more »

Source: Becker Avionics, 30-Jan-14

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24-Jan-14 HB-ZHZ Eurocopter SA315B Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Crew injured alighting from helicopter in snowy conditions

24-Jan-14

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Register Update – Switzerland – December 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – December 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Jan-14

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21-Dec-13 HB-ZLN Eurocopter AS350B3e Elm, Switzerland

Tail hit ground on final approach, and helicopter rolled onto its side.  2 of 5 POB seriously injured

21-Dec-13

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RUAG Aviation opens new S76 facility in Sion, Switzerland

RUAG Aviation opens new S76 facility in Sion, Switzerland

In a move to further improve support for its international customers, RUAG Aviation is establishing a new helicopter facility at Sion Airport in western Switzerland. Launching in early 2014, the facility will initially focus primarily on the maintenance, repair and overhaul of Sikorsky S-76 helicopters. Further helicopter types may subsequently be added to the portfolio…. Read more »

Source: Ruag Aviation, 19-Dec-13

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Thales EC635 simulator for Swiss Air Force gains Level-D certification

Thales EC635 simulator for Swiss Air Force gains Level-D certification

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 »

Source: Thales, 15-Dec-13

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Rega and BOHAG open new base at Zweissimmen

Rega and BOHAG open new base at Zweissimmen

[electronic translation]  A year after the groundbreaking ceremony today was the opening of the new Rega base are celebrated in two Simmen. It acts with the new basis for a joint project of the Rega and the Bernese Oberland Helikopter AG (BOHAG). In the presence of application partners and guests from politics and industry Rega CEO Ernst… Read more »

Source: Rega, 10-Dec-13

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07-Dec-13 HB-ZGM Robinson R44 Belpberg, Switzerland

Helicopter landed in a field with light snow covering.  Main blades badly bent and rotor mast at an angle.  Fuselage, boom and tail appear near normal situation.  The pilot and three passengers were uninjured.

07-Dec-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – November 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – November 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Dec-13

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Marenco to officially roll out SKYe09 on 28th November

Marenco to officially roll out SKYe09 on 28th November

Marenco Swisshelicopter is proud to announce the World’s Premiere Roll Out of the prototype of the SKYe SH09 helicopter. The special Press event will be held on November 28th 2013, on the Mollis airport in Switzerland where the MSH staff and the team of suppliers will welcome the press as well as high dignitaries from… Read more »

Source: Marenco, 18-Nov-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – October 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – October 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Nov-13

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MD Helicopter authorises Ruag Aviation for maintenance and upgrades

MD Helicopter authorises Ruag Aviation for maintenance and upgrades

RUAG Aviation has been officially authorised to perform the full range of maintenance, repair, overhaul (MRO) and upgrade services for the McDonnell Douglas MD 500, MD 600 and MD 900 helicopter series. The Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE) rating was received in June 2013 and covers services for the MD 500E, MD 520N, MD 530E, MD… Read more »

Source: Ruag Aviation, 06-Oct-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – September 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Oct-13

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Switzerland – Bonsai Helikopter renamed to Helialpin

Switzerland – Bonsai Helikopter renamed to Helialpin

Swiss operator Bonsai Helicopter has been renamed Helialpin. As we write this article, their old website URL remains active at www.bonsaiheli.ch and their new www.helialpin.ch is not yet ready – although the active site does refer to the new URL. Helialpin operates the following fleet – Robinson R22 Beta – HB-XTQ – Robinson R22 Beta… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-Sep-13

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26-Sep-13 HB-ZIX Eurocopter EC120 Schwyz, Switzerland

Helicopter landed close to building, and two passengers alighted.  On take-off, the main blades hit the building, causing both of the recently alighted passengers and the pilot to be injured.  The pilot’s 12 year old son on board was unharmed.

26-Sep-13

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Bell delivers first 407GX in Switzerland

Bell delivers first 407GX in Switzerland

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), is pleased to announce the delivery of the first Bell 407GX helicopter in Switzerland to Alpinlift Helikopter AG for utility operations. “After an extensive evaluation, we selected the Bell 407GX for the advanced safety features provided by its integrated flight deck and the unmatched customer service and… Read more »

Source: Bell, 25-Sep-13

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GrandNew Training Services Go Live in Switzerland

GrandNew Training Services Go Live in Switzerland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that a comprehensive range of training services dedicated to the GrandNew light twin helicopter model is available for global customers and supplied by AgustaWestland at the Swiss Aviation Training facility located in Zurich. These training services are provided through a cooperation agreement with Swiss Aviation Training (SAT)… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 24-Sep-13

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Marenco take step forward as first Skye09 is registered

Marenco take step forward as first Skye09 is registered

The Swiss registration authorities issued registration HB-ZXA on Monday of this week – a routine exercise for them.  However, it is a landmark registration as it will be the first produced SKYe09 for Marenco Swisshelicopter Ben Haverdee – HeliHub.com

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Sep-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – August 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – August 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Sep-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – July 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – July 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Aug-13

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13-Jul-13 HB-ZLJ Guimbal Cabri Wichtrach, Switzerland

Emergency autorotation landing in cornfield.  Photo suggests minimal or no damage.

13-Jul-13

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06-Jul-13 HB-ZDI Robinson R22B Altishofen, Switzerland

Uncontrolled sideways movement on training flight and fell onto its side

06-Jul-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – June 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – June 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Jul-13

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01-Jul-13 HB-ZMO Eurocopter AS350B3e Erstfeld, Switzerland (4F)

Clear skies, pilot experienced in the area (visited 3-4 times a week) but AS350B3e went down with four fatalities.  Post crash fire.  Wide debris field with tailboom 20+m away not touched by the fire (see photo)

01-Jul-13

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29-Jun-13 HB-XSO Eurocopter AS350B2 Personico, Switzerland (4F)

Main blades clipped rock in low hover, and subsequent crash landing killed all four POB – part named here as  pilot Davide B. (62), its passengers Daniele C. (43), Lauro S. (56) and F. Severino (63)

29-Jun-13

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GrandNew Full Flight Simulator to Rega and fully Swiss-certified

GrandNew Full Flight Simulator to Rega and fully Swiss-certified

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has delivered a GrandNew Full Flight Simulator (FFS) to Rega of Switzerland and that the simulator has  been certified by the Swiss National Aviation Authority (SFOCA). Rega signed a contract for the provision of a state-of-the-art advanced simulator in 2011 to meet the training requirements… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-Jun-13

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Fourth Cabri delivered into Switzerland

Fourth Cabri delivered into Switzerland

Swiss Helicopter AG has taken delivery of their fourth G2 Cabri from French manufacturer Helicopteres Guimbal. Now registered HB-ZDQ, this was serial 1051 off the production line at Aix en Provence, not far north of Marseilles. Although not officially registered until Monday 10th June, it was seen at the operator’s base at Bern/Belp Airport on… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 13-Jun-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – May 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – May 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Jun-13

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Helog Aviation gains EASA Part 145 maintenance organisation approval

Helog Aviation gains EASA Part 145 maintenance organisation approval

With this just recently received certification by the German Luftfahrt-Bundesamt (LBA) as a maintenance organisation in compliance with EASA Part 145 our Maintenanc is being transferred from HELOG Aviation GmbH, certified by Austrocontrol, to HELOG Aviation KG / Germany. HELOG Aviation KG is licensed by the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt under EASA Part 145, Approval No. DE.145.0500 and… Read more »

Source: Helog Aviation, 28-May-13

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EBACE – Heli Asset places first Eurocopter EC155B1 into Switzerland

EBACE – Heli Asset places first Eurocopter EC155B1 into Switzerland

Zurich-based business aviation charter operator Heli-Link, sister company to Jet-Link and now subsidiary company of DC Aviation of Germany, took delivery of the 2008-build model, configured with eight VIP seats and newly registered as HB-ZOL, this week.  It will be available for third party charter with immediate effect, joining an existing EC-120B in the fleet…. Read more »

Source: Heli Asset, 22-May-13

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Swiss air ambulances at war – Rega v TCS

Swiss air ambulances at war – Rega v TCS

Rega has had it their own way for many years – so it’s no surprise that the arrival of a competitor 18 months ago has led to, well, competition.  TCS is “Touring Club Suisse”, a roadside car rescue organisation.  (See full story)

Source: Aargauer Zeitung, 21-May-13

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08-May-13 HB-ZFO Robinson R44 Glärnischfirn, Switzerland

Very heavy landing on snow at 2,500m (8,200ft) altitude.  Helicopter ended up on its side with the tail boom broken.  Minor injuries to the 73-year old pilot and his wife/passenger

08-May-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – April 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – April 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-May-13

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27-Apr-13 D-HMGD MD Helicopters MD500E Grenchen, Switzerland

Rotorwash from departing EC135 HB-ZJE caused blades on parked MD500E D-HMGD to strike and damage tail boom.  Pilot of EC135 listed as Schweizer Bürger

27-Apr-13

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27-Apr-13 HB-ZJE Eurocopter EC135P1 Grenchen, Switzerland

Rotorwash from departing EC135 HB-ZJE caused blades on parked MD500E D-HMGD to strike and damage tail boom.  Pilot of EC135 listed as Schweizer Bürger

27-Apr-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – March 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – March 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Apr-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – February 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – February 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Mar-13

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Buglaria’s Heli Air acquires A109K2 from Switzerland

Buglaria’s Heli Air acquires A109K2 from Switzerland

Heli Air made a brief announcement on their website “In the beginning of 2013 arrived our new helicopter Agusta A109K2 with registration mark LZ CEA at Sofia Airport. The helicopter is designed for transport of passengers, Search and Rescue flights, Emergency Medical Service flights, Firefighting, Aerial Construction, as well as Aerial inspection and Surveillance. The… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Feb-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – January 2013

Register Update – Switzerland – January 2013

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Feb-13

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Register Update – Switzerland – December 2012

Register Update – Switzerland – December 2012

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Jan-13

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20-Dec-12 HB-RXC Bell UH-1H Rüthi, Switzerland

Pilot decided for an emergency landing.  Heavy landing, bounced up into the air and back down on its side. Main rotor mast incl. gear box were separated from fuselage and found 10m from wreckage.  All 4 POB safe, left wreckage by themselves and to hospital.  One minor hand injury.

20-Dec-12

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Rega launches new dispatch system

Rega launches new dispatch system

On Monday, 3 December 2012, Swiss Air-Rescue Rega put its new dispatch system into operation. The changeover to the new infrastructure went off without a hitch. The introduction of this new system represents a key milestone within the major project, REMICO (Rega Mission Control), which is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2014…. Read more »

Source: Rega, 04-Dec-12

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Register Update – Switzerland – November 2012

Register Update – Switzerland – November 2012

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Dec-12

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Rega honoured with Swiss Leader Award

Rega honoured with Swiss Leader Award

[electronic translation] On the occasion of the Swiss Leadership Forum, the Swiss Air-Rescue, Rega was yesterday honored Thursday evening with the Swiss Leader Award. The Zurich Economic Forum acknowledges with this annual award conferred special achievements in the field of leadership. “The sustainability of the action and the high quality standard of the shelf were… Read more »

Source: Rega, 12-Nov-12

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Register Update – Switzerland – October 2012

Register Update – Switzerland – October 2012

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Nov-12

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Swiss arrest linked to alleged Indian AW101 kickback payments

Swiss arrest linked to alleged Indian AW101 kickback payments

In an emailed statement, Swiss authorities said they had asked magistrates to arrest an Italian-U.S. citizen on allegations of money laundering and corruption in connection with the supply of helicopters to India by an Italian state-owned company. (see full story)

Source: Reuters, 22-Oct-12

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Register Update – Switzerland – September 2012

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2012

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Oct-12

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18-Sep-12 HB-ZJO Eurocopter AS350B3 Vallemaggia, Switzerland (1F)

Helicopter crashed in mountainous region, killing the sole occupant pilot.  There was a post-crash fire.

18-Sep-12

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Bell continues momentum in Europe

Bell continues momentum in Europe

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), continues to increase its sales and customer support activities in Europe delivering seven aircraft and signing nine contracts within the last three months, as well as launching Bell 407GX and Bell 429 flight demonstration tours, and gaining EASA approval for a new customer support facility. “Bell Helicopter… Read more »

Source: Bell, 14-Sep-12

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Register Update – Switzerland – August 2012

Register Update – Switzerland – August 2012

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 »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Sep-12

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Skymedia leases in a Eurocopter EC135

Skymedia leases in a Eurocopter EC135

SwissHeli.com are reporting that Skymedia have leased in OE-XRS – an early model Eurocopter EC135T1 from Schider Helicotper Service in neighbouring Austria.  It is currently operated by Air Glaciers from their heliport at Lauterbrunnen in the Bernese Oberland area of Switzerland. Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Sep-12

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