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Swiss Helicopter History
by Markus Herzig

SE.3130 Alouette 2 s/n: 1120 Built: 1958 s/n History: V-43, HB-XBI, V-43
Operator / Owner From To Remarks
Swiss Air Force 1958-03-05 1961-04-05  
Heliswiss / Schweiz.Eidgenossenschaft 1961-04-05 1961-08-22 registered HB-XBI - see notes
Swiss Air Force 1961-08-22 1992-12-31 wfu
  1997 2000 displayed Verkehrshaus Luzern
  2000 Displayed Musee de l'Aviation Militaire de Payerne
Civil registered in summer 1961 for flights between Geneva and Evian (France) during the Independence Conference for Algeria at Evian

V-43 of Swiss Air Force at Bivio with V-46 after a NOLA - Photo Flugarchiv Graubünden © 11-Sep-59 V-43 registered as HB-XBI at Posmeda for Evian conference - Photo Flugarchiv Graubünden © Jul-61
V-43 of Swiss Air Force in the dark livery at Dübendorf - Photo by Peter Schwärzer © 1972 V-43 of Swiss Air Force in front of the Churfirsten - Photo by VBS © 1980s
V-43 on display at the Transport Museum in Luzern - Photo by Markus Herzig © 11-Oct-02 V-43 on display at the Musee de l'Aviation Militaire Payerne - Photo by Martin Dällenbach © 19-May-17

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