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Swiss Helicopter History
by Markus Herzig
V-45

SE.3130 Alouette 2 s/n: 1229 Built: 1958 s/n History: V-45, HB-XBK, V-45, F-GJEG, F-WQAV, N45VX
Operator / Owner From To Remarks
Swiss Air Force 1958-08-11 1961-04-05  
Heliswiss / Schweiz.Eidgenossenschaft 1961-04-05 1961-08-22 registered HB-XBK - see notes
Swiss Air Force 1961-08-22 1992-12-31 3'400 h - sold to France
       
Civil registered in summer 1961 for flights between Geneva and Evian (France) during the Independence Conference for Algeria at Evian

V-45 of Swiss Air Force at Dübendorf - Photo Flugarchiv Graubünden © 1960's V-45 civil registered HB-XBK at Airolo for the Evian conference - Photo Flugarchiv Graubünden © Jul-61
Painted as V-45 and registered N45VX at Santa Teresa airport in NM - Photo by Jean Bravo © 2003

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