Mountain Flyers 80 Ltd.
Flughafen / Hangar 7
CH-3123 Belp

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We look back on an experience of 40 years.

1980   Foundation of Mountainflyers by Ueli Soltermann

1981   Implementation of the first turbine helicopter

1981   Permission to operate a flight school - training of private, professional helicopter pilots and approval to perform commercial flights

1990   Installation of an office trackt and workshop in Hangar 7

2004   Takeover and restructuring of Mountainflyers by a new Sponsorship

2006   Christoph Graf takes over the management

2007   Certification as one of the first JAR FCL flight schools in Switzerland

2009   Office an sales outside the aerodrome zones

2010    Commissioning of the Lodrino base

2012    Christoph Graf takes over 100% of Mountainflyers shares

2014    Lodrino base no longer in operation

2017    Implementation of the first twin engine helicopter AW109SP GrandNew

2018    Mountain Flyers 80 Ltd. takes over Heli-West AG based at Grenchen Airport

2019    The first flight school in Switzerland which integrates a VR-Motion Simulator into the training 

2020    With the implementation of three Bell 505 Helicopters Mountainflyers is now Europe’s largest Bell 505 operator

2020    Celebrating 40 years