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… with the best possible care. But even state-of-the-art rescue helicopters and equipment are of little use without highly trained staff in the background. Cutting-edge technology can only bring added value to people in need if it is operated by specialists.
The Rega Vision: rescue in all weathers
Every year, bad weather currently…
… insurance companies, while the Maintenance department ensures that the aircraft are fully airworthy at all times. Accounting, human resources, logistics and information technology also belong to the tasks dealt with by the Services Division.
Curriculum vitae, Andreas Lüthi
Andreas Lüthi was born on 11 December 1960. Having completed…
… 90 m, 270 kg Patient capacity 1 lying, 1 sitting
Airbus Helicopters H145
The twin-engine H145 features cutting-edge avionics and navigation technology, is equipped with a four-axis autopilot, and can also perform satellite-based approach flights with extreme precision. The operational spectrum of the Rega lowland…
… designed approaches, with each other. In collaboration with the European project group, PROuD (PBN Rotorcraft Operations under Demonstration), the precision of this technology will be examined in the course of the test flights from Samedan to Chur. PROuD promotes the introduction of satellite-based helicopter flight procedures and is funded…
… training to become a “Dipl. Rettungssanitäter/-sanitäterin HF” is carried out by a training institution approved by the Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology.
Rega does not train paramedics itself.
… to “see” risks and obstacles even when visibility is poor. Rega had the opportunity to test such a system in autumn 2014 – as the basis for the possible future use of this technology in Rega helicopters.
IFR training: Helicopter pilots are required to undergo extensive training before they are authorised to perform instrument flights (IFR). Even…