K.M. Aviation and Heliswiss Iberica visited the AS 350 B3 operation of Mountain Helicopters in Nepal. The helicopter is on a lease-purchase contract since October last year and is mainly used for rescue missions and logistic support in high altitudes. Cpt. Dawa J. Sherpa, the Executive Chairman of Mountain Helicopters is deeply impressed and convinced about the performance of this almost brand new B3. With this helicopter they can operate up to 23.000 feet. Future plans are to enlarge the B3 fleet.

Mountain Helicopters, Heliswiss Iberica and K.M. Aviation Service, a good team in front of the Mt. Everest area.

Klaus Mueller at Lukla, the most dangerous airfield in the world in 2950 meter altitude. Daily scheduled flights from Kathmandu with Twin Otters and DO 228. VFR approaches on a 800 m runway with high mountain walls 20 meter after end of runway.