A nice surprise that day was this VIP helicopter which came in for a brief fuel stop, nearly exactly 11 months after I saw D-HAUI for the first time at Bonn/Hangelar airfield.
With high visible markings and equipped with floats to be used for off shore rescue operations.
Special Thanks to the SAF-Crew for acces to their hangars!
Just returned from a training flight, now on its way back into the warm hangar.
Resting at "Technikpark MV", a place where you can take rides on old military trucks and tanks.
Serial history: 377 > 94+81, > D-HVAD, > HA-BCI
On stand by for the next rescue mission.
Departing RWY 25.
Taking off under perfect conditions.
Returning to its homebase from a rescue mission, kicking up the powder snow creating an interesting atmosphere on this perfect day for skiing - and spotting!
European Helicopter Show 2014. New to the database.
Operated by the bureau for aviation accident investigation. New to the database.
One of the helicopters involved in the rescue operation for the researcher who stuck around 1000 meters below earth's surface in the Riesending cave near the german austrian border with a serious ... (more)
One of only three flying helicopters on that very calm day.
On stand by in very poor weather.
Preserved in the Valga museum of military history.