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National organisation for investigating aircraft accidents

24-Nov-10

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National portal website focussing on the helicopters registered in Switzerland and photographs of them.

24-Nov-10

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Rega becomes first major international installation for Zoll’s Propaq MD

Rega becomes first major international installation for Zoll’s Propaq MD

ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that Swiss Air-Rescue, Rega, of Zurich Switzerland, is the first international air medical service to install the new Propaq(R) MD Monitor/Defibrillator on its medical helicopters. Rega partnered with ZOLL over the last year to provide valuable clinical and human factor input… Read more »

Source: Zoll, 22-Nov-10

11-Nov-10 HB-XYI Schweizer 300 Lanzenhäusern, Switzerland

Helicopter suffered a heavy landing in a field, skids compacted and tail hit the ground. Cabin was untouched.

11-Nov-10

Register Update – Switzerland – October 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – October 2010

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-Nov-10

Two Swiss military helicopters hit by laser; One arrest made

Two Swiss military helicopters hit by laser; One arrest made

Last Friday in the morning, two military helicopters were hit by a laser beam above Vevey. Based on indications of crews, Vaud cantonal police could identify and question the author. He has been charged.

Source: 24 Heures, 01-Nov-10

HeliHub.com expands registration update coverage

HeliHub.com expands registration update coverage

Through 2010, HeliHub.com has become known for its range of official register updates, where we list new helicopter registrations, cancellations, changes of owner etc for a range of countries – Australia, Austria, Ireland, Japan, Norway, New Zealand, South Africa, Switzerland and UK. We are now very pleased to report that, in association with AMCAR, we… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 26-Oct-10

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – September 2010

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-Oct-10

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Switzerland’s REGA achieves 300,000th mission

Switzerland’s REGA achieves 300,000th mission

On Tuesday afternoon, the 300,000. Using the Rega since its founding in 1952 took place. Newborn twins have been kicked out of neonatology at Children’s Hospital Lucerne with the Rega helicopter in their home canton of Vaud back. The twins, at 1 October had come to the world, were maintained on the Department of Newborn… Read more »

Source: REGA, 10-Oct-10

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Swiss give ten Alouette IIIs to Pakistan

Swiss give ten Alouette IIIs to Pakistan

The Swiss government decided in August to give Pakistan the three machines which were already out of operation, but it has now decided to give the remaining seven as well.

Source: SwissInfo, 09-Sep-10

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Register Update – Switzerland – August 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – August 2010

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, 05-Sep-10

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Register Update – Switzerland – July 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – July 2010

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, 31-Aug-10

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25-Aug-10 HB-ZJG Robinson R44 Giirebad, Switzerland

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HeliDays Austria 2010 – event report

HeliDays Austria 2010 – event report

This event held over the past weekend included visitors from across Austria and also from Germany and Switzerland

17-Aug-10

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03-Aug-10 HB-ZES Eurocopter AS350B3 Zollikofen, Switzerland

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16-Jul-10 HB-ZJO Eurocopter AS350B3 Orselina, Switzerland

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Register Update – Switzerland – June 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – June 2010

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-Jul-10

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05-Jun-10 HB-XND Eurocopter SA315B Monte Rosa Hut, Switzerland

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Register Update – Switzerland – May 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – May 2010

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-Jun-10

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27-May-10 HB-ZHB Robinson R22 Henau, Switzerland

27-May-10

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Register Update – Switzerland – April 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – April 2010

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, 05-May-10

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Register Update – Switzerland – March 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – March 2010

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, 05-May-10

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14,000 sign petition to ban heli-skiing in Switzerland

14,000 sign petition to ban heli-skiing in Switzerland

When spring arrives, increasing numbers of skiers fly by helicopter to the high mountain peaks, to experience the joys of free riding down in powder snow. But environmental groups say nature reserves should not be used as helicopter landing pads.

Source: SwissInfo, 28-Apr-10

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Register Update – Switzerland – February 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – February 2010

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, 23-Mar-10

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RUAG takes over the Helicopter Maintenance Division of Linth Air Service

RUAG takes over the Helicopter Maintenance Division of Linth Air Service

On 1 April 2010 RUAG Aviation takes over from Linth Air Service AG in Mollis (GL) the Helicopter Maintenance Division, including a staff of four. In so doing, RUAG increases its share of the helicopter market in Switzerland and moves closer to customers from Zurich, the Grisons and eastern Switzerland. On 1 April 2010 RUAG… Read more »

Source: RUAG Aerospace, 15-Mar-10

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28-Feb-10 HB-ZIP AgustaWestland A109AII Berninapass, Switzerland

28-Feb-10

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Swiss operator Heli-Alps adds first twin to fleet

Swiss operator Heli-Alps adds first twin to fleet

Swiss operator Heli-Alps, based at Sion Airport, have recently acquired their first twin-engined helicopter – a Eurocopter AS355NP Twin Squirrel.  The helicopter is leased from Sable Air, a Danish registered company owned by a private owner based in the UK, and this aircraft used to be his private aircraft.  HeliHub.com notes that he while he… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Feb-10

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Register Update – Switzerland – January 2010

Register Update – Switzerland – January 2010

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-Feb-10

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Swiss Air Ambulance doctor killed by avalanche during rescue mission

Swiss Air Ambulance doctor killed by avalanche during rescue mission

On Sunday, a crew member of a REGA Swiss Air Ambulance helicopter was sadly killed while performing his job.  Rega is extremely sad and condolences to the relatives of the deceased doctor and the relatives of the two who were killed also their heartfelt condolences. Rega had been called to an avalanche in Diemtigtal in… Read more »

Source: REGA press release translated and lightly edited., 06-Jan-10

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Swiss Air Force receives last of 20 EC635 Helicopters

Swiss Air Force receives last of 20 EC635 Helicopters

The Swiss federal procurement, technology and real estate competence centre, armasuisse, handed over the last of 20 EC635 helicopters to the Swiss Air Force.

Source: Rotorhub, 23-Dec-09

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24-Nov-09 HB-XWM AgustaWestland A109K2 Wilderswil, Switzerland

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19-Nov-09 HB-XYI Schweizer 269C Unterbärgetal, Switzerland

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1-Jul-09 V-277 Eurocopter SA316 nr Biasca, Switzerland

1-Jul-09 V-277 Eurocopter SA316 nr Biasca, Switzerland

01-Jul-09

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SwissCopter Announces New Strategic UAV Partnership

Source: SwissCopter, 11-May-09

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Swiss Air Ambulance flew 14,215 missions in 2008

Source: REGA, 17-Apr-09

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9-Apr-09 HB-ZGR Robinson R22 Bern-Belp, Switzerland

9-Apr-09 HB-ZGR Robinson R22 Bern-Belp, Switzerland

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Max-Viz EVS-1000 Installed In Swiss Air-Rescue AW109 Da Vinci Helicopters

Max-Viz EVS-1000 Installed In Swiss Air-Rescue AW109 Da Vinci Helicopters

Max-Viz announced Monday the incorporation of 11 EVS-1000 infrared sensor systems onto the AgustaWestland Grand (AW109) helicopter. Initial deliveries have been completed to the Swiss air-rescue operator Rega.

Source: Aero-News, 10-Mar-09

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AgustaWestland Unveils the ‘Da Vinci’ Helicopter, developed from AW109 Grand

AgustaWestland Unveils the ‘Da Vinci’ Helicopter, developed from AW109 Grand

The DA VINCI is a modern top-of-the-range light twin specifically developed from the highly successful AgustaWestland Grand to meet Swiss air-rescue operator REGA’s DA VINCI project requirements for a mountain rescue and air-ambulance helicopter

Source: AgustaWestland, 06-Mar-09

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MD Helicopters Hands Over Three New Explorers To Customers In Kuwait, Denmark And Switzerland

Source: Vertical Magazine, 22-Feb-09

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PlaneSayling Aviation Appointed as Sikorsky Sales Representative and Announces Territorial Expansion

Source: Rotorhub, 21-Feb-09

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Solerine Aviation add Eurocopter EC130

Source: SwissHeli.com, 02-Feb-09

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VIP EC635s delivered to the Swiss Air Force

Source: Rotorhub, 26-Jan-09

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Air Engiadina Adds An AgustaWestland AW119 Ke Helicopter To Its Fleet

Air Engiadina Adds An AgustaWestland AW119 Ke Helicopter To Its Fleet

Source: AgustaWestland, 14-Jul-08

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Eurocopter delivers the first EC635 for the Swiss Air Force

Eurocopter delivers the first EC635 for the Swiss Air Force

Source: Eurocopter, 12-Mar-08

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