Thanks to Oscar BERNARDI for this image of the immaculate Agusta A109E Power Elite registered I-BLEU operated by Consorzio Elicotteri Fininvest … taking off from at Imola Race Circuit, May 2004.
Added few images of the colorful Aerospatiale SA315B Lama ETI 2000 I-JJOB … during aerial works in Pila (AO), July 2003.
Aerospatiale SA315B Lama ETI 2000 I-JJOB … resting at mainbase in Quart (AO), July 2003.
The Agusta-Bell AB412 I-MGPE operated by Elilario was flying on behalf of Regione Lombardia – Pubbliche Assistenze – USL 75-9 from Milano Ospedale Niguarda Helipad [pictured here on May 1987] … this helicopter was later leased to Swedish Armed Forces as 11339 and used for HEMS purposes, and, afterward, cancelled towards Spain as EC-GBE. Unfortunately crashed on date 14 November 2004 while operating HEMS for Helisureste, just after lift off in Seville area.
Thanks to Oscar BERNARDI for this unique action shot of the second AB204B owned by Elinord Servizi Aerotrasporti Milano and registered I-BPVV [the first one was I-FAIV] … while performing test fligths at Calcinate del Pesce (VA) during December 1987. This helicopter unfortunately crashed few years later [on date 30.11.1993] during aerial operations on behalf of Meteor near Chania (Grecee).
Quite some years ago when this Agusta-Bell AB206B Jet Ranger III registered I-KARS was flying on behalf of Italfly from Trento Mattarello Airport (TN) … November 1990.
Here one dated image of the Hughes H269C I-BNBH operated by Elisystem … taking off from Rivanazzano (PV), June 1991.
Here one image of the Sud-Aviation SA330J Puma I-EHPF … while operating for Heli-TV wearing full Elitos colors and Italian registration. Lugano Agno Airport, July 1991. The helicopter was cancelled from the Italian registered a few weeks later and registered HB-XXR only for her ferry flight to France … where was delivered to a new operator.
Thanks to Oscar BERNARDI for this image of the “pre-serie” Agusta A109K2 ( c/n 7340 ) registered I-DACE … on display to the public during “MAV 1997” at Vergiate (VA), October 1997. This helicopter was originally built as A109AII, than converted to the A109K standards … and subsequently modified up to the A109K2 version.
Thanks to Piero ALBISINO for these historical images of the unique Agusta-Bell AB47G4A Elilombarda I-CRIT while resting at Cuneo Levaldigi, September 1984.
This Aerospatiale AS350B2 Ecureuil was registered in Italy as I-GLGM during May 1990 and after 12 years exported to Korea as HL9199 … here pictured when operated by Elisystem but still wearing the original Elistar color scheme. Milan Malpensa, January 1999.