The most important findings from the Eglisau case – A case from work aviation – Part 2

We asked Urs Ächerli, aviation expert from NGFT, about the helicopter accident from 2007 in Eglisau to find out how to avoid such, fortunately very rare, accidents. In the case of Eglisau 2007, two aspects in particular led to the helicopter colliding with the power line. On the one hand, it was an overestimation of…

Checklist Aerial Filming

Aerial Film- and Foto flight come in various forms. In order to ensure a complete preparation, you can use the checklists below. They also include preparations if you want to film or take fotos of other aircraft in flight.  PDF download Preparations Planning work Approval must be obtained from the authorities if the minimum…

Power line collision in Eglisau – A case from work aviation – Part 1

In July 2007 a pilot flew a route for filming with a helicopter MDD500N in ideal visibility conditions with a client / director and cameraman. The route was planned exactly by the director and discussed with the pilot in advance, but was spontaneously changed at the request of the director. The pilot had no objection,…