This weekend: Heli-Weekend!
It’s time! This weekend, on the 14th and 15th of March 2009, the second Heli Weekend will take place at the airport in Grenchen. Spectators and pilots can look forward to plenty of helicopters!
Around 30 machines
Around 30 helicopters are expected at this big helicopter fly-in. The highlights include the registered helicopter VFW-Fokker CH-53G (Sikorsky S-65), owned by the German army, the Super Puma and EC635 of the Swiss army, the "rug beater“ Bell UH-1 “Huey”, the Eurocopter EC 145 of the Rega Rescue Service and many other attractive surprises!
Several thousand spectators are expected on both days at the festival. The visitors will be able to admire various helicopters at close range and enjoy the pleasures of aviation at the open exhibition.
Heli-West AG will be offering sightseeing and trial flights on both days. The model flying group in Grenchen will be exhibiting a range of model helicopters and the European master of model helicopter 3D aerobatics will be displaying his unbelievable skills.