Switzerland’s Rega Pits Technology Against Alpine Elements

Credit: Rega Swiss Air Rescue/AgustaWestland
With its rugged mountains, steep narrow valleys and often inclement weather, providing emergency services to Switzerland’s 8 million people can be a challenge. But new technologies being demanded by local operators could eventually lead to a generation of lightweight rescue helicopters capable of...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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