This principle is important to us.
In order to help the poorest, those who use the helicopters usually only pay for the cost of the fuel. The real costs of the flights are borne by Helimission,
without any subsidies from the state!
This is only possible thanks to our many faithful supporters.
It was Saturday morning, we went with family and friends on a mountain hike. My husband Matthias was on this extended weekend the "pilot on call". Midway we got a call: A boy in a village needs a rescue flight,...
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17 August 2017
Thanks to our helicopters, we can save people who are far away from any medical support day after day. On foot, these distances are practically impossible for even a healthy person: they entail many days of intensive hiking. For sick or wounded patients, it is impossible.
10 August 2017
Our Documentaries which can be bought in our Online-Shop or streamed online on vimeo, are an easy way to be informed and to inform about our work around the globe. As well as the cost of those products are a direct and well invested financial support into our work which is necessary to be able the help those need.
13 July 2017
Helimission is investing in a sustainable future. A good example of this is the training of local helicopter mechanics such as Rendy and Samuel. In the foreseeable future, we also intend to train local pilots, which means a new era for Helimission.
29 June 2017
Our Airbus (Eurocopter) HB-ZHQ is back in the air. After it arrived from Ethiopia, our mechanics had a lot of maintenance and paperwork to enable the helicopter to be flown until the big 12 year inspection. Until the inspection, the helicopter will be used for future Helimission pilots so that they can accumulate flight hours on a turbine helicopter at operational costs.
23 June 2017
What do water tablets and a radio station have in common?
Both are very important for life far away from civilization! The village of Onara is so remote that it is only reachable by a 4-5-day boat trip from the nearest city, when the wind is not too strong. It is also extremely dangerous!
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