19. April 2022

30 years Valair Helicopter

Easter 1992, on April 16, 1992 Valair flew its first commercial mission. Over the Easter weekend, the helicopter, R22 HB-XYZ called, traffic helicopter “Yankee Zulu” watched over the Easter traffic.

Every half hour, live broadcasts from helicopter “Yankee Zulu” for 7 private radio stations, under the leadership of RadioZ.

The R22 from Valair Helicopter was the first traffic helicopter for private radio stations in Switzerland.

During the following 10 years, the traffic helicopter “Yankee Zulu” was used on Easter and Whitsun weekends and also for large events.

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