Fleet

Helicopter Fleet

In 1971, Ernie and Hedi Tanner acquired the first helicopter, a Bell 47J. In order to buy this helicopter, they took out a mortgage on their home and obtained a loan from friends. Today, the Helimission fleet has seven helicopters.

Madagascar

Model:

Airbus Helicopters AS-350 BA

Engine:

Turbomeca Arriel 1B

Year:

1979

Registration:

5R-AAA

Based in:

Antananarivo, Madagascar

Model:

Airbus Helicopters AS-350 BA

Engine:

Turbomeca Arriel 1B

Year:

1980

Registration:

5R-MKT

Based in:

Antananarivo, Madagascar

Papua, Indonesia

Model:

Airbus Helicopters AS-350 B2

Engine:

Turbomeca Arriel 1D1

Year:

1991

Registration:

PK-HCG

Based in:

Papua, Indonesia

Model:

Airbus Helicopters AS-350 BA

Engine:

Turbomeca Arriel 1B

Year:

1983

Registration:

PK-HCR

Based in:

Papua, Indonesia

Model:

Airbus Helicopters AS-350 BA

Engine:

Turbomeca Arriel 1B

Year:

1985

Registration:

PK-HCY

Based in:

Papua, Indonesia

Sulawesi, Indonesia

Model:

Bell 206L-3 Long Ranger

Engine:

Allison 250-C 30 P

Year:

1985

Registration:

PK-HCP

Based in:

Sulawesi, Indonesia

Switzerland

Model:

Airbus Helicopters AS-350 BA

Engine:

Turbomeca Arriel 1B

Year:

1982

Registration:

HB-ZHQ

Based in:

HQ, Schweiz

From the Archives

Helimission's first helicopter

Model:

Bell 47J

Engine:

Lycoming, 240PS

Registration:

HB-XDK

In Operation:

1971 to 1975