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Swiss Helicopter History
by Markus Herzig

SE.3160 Alouette 3 > SA.316B s/n: 1071 Built: 1963 s/n History: M-071(OY), LX-EEE, HB-XNZ
Operator / Owner Registered Cancelled Remarks
Rhein-Helikopter AG 1983-07-12 1987-06-02 cvt to SA.316B in July 1986
Air-Glaciers SA / Rudaz Jean-Claude  1987-06-02 1990-01-19  
Air-Glaciers SA 1990-01-19 2013-05-30 reached maximum flying hours, airframe to Norway

HB-XNZ of Rhein Helikopter with a bambi bucket - Photo by Roger Surer © 1980s HB-XNZ of Air Glaciers at Lauberhorn above fresh powder snow - Photo by Markus Herzig © 17-Jan-98
HB-XNZ at Sion just after the rollout in the new standard colours - Photo by Joel Bessard © 2000 HB-XNZ in a rescue mission on the A9 next St.Maurice - Photo by Alexandre Praz © Jun-03
HB-XNZ at a rescue at Thyon 2000 - the snowmans have to stay - Photo by Julien Ritz © 10-Jan-04 HB-XNZ of Air Glaciers during a mountain rescue - Photo by Angeloz Yanik © 3-Jul-04
HB-XNZ on the roof of CHUV at Sion - Photo by Nicolas Fauchere © 4-Aug-04 HB-XNZ on mission next Bourg-St.Pierre - Photo by Peter Zurniwen © 4-Jul-06
HB-XNZ of Air Glaciers approaching the base at Sion - Photo by Markus Herzig © 27-Dec-07 - MHP HB-XNZ of Air Glaciers at Bex - Photo by Christophe Chambovey © 13-Dec-08
HB-XNZ of Air Glaciers SA at Sion airport - Photo by Joel Bessard © 26-Jan-13 HB-XNZ together with HB-XGP and HB-XOY at Hamar Norway - Photo by Ola Furulund © 5-May-14

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