Thanks to Oscar BERNARDI for his contribution in order to realize this Photo Report Page with full coverage of the helicopters present at the 245° Anniversary of the GUARDIA DI FINANZA foundation, The Event took place in Rome, during June 2019.
After 35 years of operations in Italy with Eli Cost, Eli Alpi, Airgreen and Air Walser, this Agusta-Bell AB412, registered I-GONI on date 18 March 1985, was cancelled towards United Kingdom on date 08 April 2020. Looking forward to see her again with new markings soon …
Thanks to Mario BAZZANI / heli-archive.ch for this unique image of the Agusta-Bell AB204B I-AGUG … performimg a demo tour in Switzerland, on behalf of Agusta Elicotteri, in order to promote the new machine. Jungfraujoch Area, Summer 1962.
Thanks to Silvano ZAMPIERI for this beautiful image of the newly registered CG47G2A1 [former Agusta-Bell AB47G2A1] I-PNIK. This helicopter was rebuilt as “Costruzione Amatoriale” from an original AB47G2A1 (c/n 1621) previously registered as MM80433 / EI-62 built in 1957.
Thanks to Francesco COLASANTO for this action image of the unique CG47G2A1 ( c/n 001 ) registered I-PNIK [ former Agusta-Bell AB47G2A1 ( c/n 1621 ) ] … performing maintenance flight for main rotor balancing & traking at Caiolo (SO), July 2019.
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).