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by Phlogopite
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 290
Views: 51643

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2020

Hello, It might just be that we are right in the ski holidays. I also noticed a lot of business jet activity in Sion, Samedan and even Saanen yesterday (inbound from the UK, Russia and Europe). These airports are the closest to ski stations. There is also a lot of activity in GVA but there it is mor...

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by Phlogopite
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Switzerland to follow suit with Eco-Tax
Replies: 95
Views: 9943

Re: Switzerland to follow suit with Eco-Tax

Good move! We see a lot of flights from Switzerland to leisure destinations (too often for very short trip) which make less ecological sense. Such a tax could help to reduce this kind of traffic, promote more ecological transport solutions and provide fundings for these ecological alternatives. How ...

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by Phlogopite
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Helicopter Technology & Operations Forum
Replies: 1
Views: 1048

Re: Helicopter Technology & Operations Forum

Great idea, I posted my support.

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by Phlogopite
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Progress: Case for a Dedicated Helicopter / VTOL Forum
Replies: 55
Views: 22016

Re: Progress: Case for a Dedicated Helicopter / VTOL Forum

Hello! I'm a new member but I've been reading a.net for a long time. I would also like a helicopter forum. I'm not participating much in the other topics because I lack knowledge that would make it worthwhile for the communty but as a mountain rescuer, I would love to discuss these rotorcraft-relate...

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by Phlogopite
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Rescue of Injured Skier in France
Replies: 31
Views: 5092

Re: Helicopter Rescue of Injured Skier in France

Hello! Long time reader here but this time I thought I could bring something to the discussion so I signed up. I am a mountain rescuer in Switzerland so I might clear up some points here: ⋅ First, the video is horizontally squeezed, so that the slope looks steeper than it is. ⋅ T...

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