Hubschrauber sind aus der heutigen Luftfahrt nicht mehr wegzudenken - sei es im militärischen Bereich als Kampf- oder Transporthubschrauber oder bei der Küstenwache, oder im zivilen Bereich als Feuerlösch-, Polizei- oder Rettungshubschrauber oder zum Transport von Personen oder Gütern. Alle unsere Berichte zur vielseitigen Welt der Drehflügler befinden sich auf dieser Seite.

Helicopters are a key element of todays' aviation world - be it in the military area as attack- or transporthelicopter or in service with coastguards, or ine the civil world as firefighter, police or rescue helicopter or to transport people or goods. All our reports on this divers world of helicopters can be found on this page.

March 2020: This report reviews the history and current situation of the two rescue helicopters stationed in Munich.

By Alex Nieder and Tom Ziegler

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October 2019: The helicopter pilots of the German police have to attend regularly a training on mountain flying and rescue. This report reviews the 39th course.

By Tom Ziegler

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July 2019: The HM Coastguard attended RIAT with two helicopters and one aircraft. We were invited to an extensive visit of the two helicopters and got details on missions and equipment.

By Florian Szczepanek and Alex Nieder

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October 2018: The Skycrane is a former military transport helicopter, now solely in use for firefighting and considered as one of the most useful assets in that mission.

By Florian Szczepanek

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September 2018: The new Bell 505 helicopter was presented to potential customers and operators in a demo tour in Europe.

By Tom Ziegler

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June 2018: Firefighting in the mountainous area where Germany, Austria and Czech Republic share common boarders needs to be trained - this reports looks on a common exercise between the firefighting services of the three countries.

By Florian Szczepanek and Tom Ziegler

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March 2018: Salzburg is located in a mountain valley - this requires sometimes the removal of trees by helicopter in dangerous positions to avoid risk to inhabitants and damage of houses.

By Alexander Schwarz

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May 2017: Austria with its diverse landscape holds regular exercises for the rescue of people out of various terrains - mountains, lakes, rivers. This report gives an overview on a training exercise in 2015 in Adnet.

By Alexander Schwarz

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April 2017: Air2Air Report on the new Airbus Helicopters H145M helicopter in use by the German Army special forces.

By Tom Ziegler

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March 2017: The Sea Lynx from the Germany Navy returning home from the Aero Friedrichshafen - photographed in the air.

By Tom Ziegler

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May 2016: This report covers a fire fighting exercise between civil firefighters and the German Army helicopters.

By Tom Ziegler

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April 2016: The Sikorsky CH-53 84+06 in special colours of HSG64 on its last flight.

By Alexander Schwarz and Tom Ziegler

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March 2016: A visit with the LA County Sherrifs and their helicopters above the city and the surrounding mountains.

By Alexander Schwarz and Tom Ziegler

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