Press Release2019-11-01T07:49:21+02:00

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Presse release from the Foundation, by VRASF – October 2019

The US Federal Aviation Administration releases an update of the Helicopter Flying Handbook
including the Vuichard Safety Technique of the Vortex Ring State Recovery for the first time in October 2019.

Presse release from the Foundation
By VRASF – January 2019

Interview News Hub TV Station
By NewsHub New Zealand – 2018

News Article, Stuff News
New Zealand – 2018

IHST Airmanship Bulletin – The Vuichard Recovery Technique
By International Helicopter Safety Team

Recently published

Acknowledgment of the Robinson Helicopter Company
By Robinson Helicopter Company – 2016

Radio Interview – in German language
“Pilots aren’t heroes” – rro



The visionary himself! A great privilege to have met in Fribourg, Switzerland, with the creator of the Vuichard Recovery technique applied in Vortex Ring State situations; and an icon in the helicopter flying world, Vuichard Claude. Amazing man with an amazing vision for helicopter safety globally. – Facebook, 21.02.2016
Werner Barkhuizen, Pilot
Dear Claude, since over 25 years, I working here as aviation engineer, program manager and pilot for procurement and certification officer at armasuisse, Swiss Defence Procurement Agency and have to do with designated and qualified experts in Aviation, test pilots, instructors, scientists all over the world, but I have never seen such a highly competent and highly experienced pilot and flight Instructor met like you!
With your knowledge gained, about your new Claude Vuichard Vortex-Recovery Method you set new safety standards in the World in emergency helicopter procedures. It shows your incredible skills and enormous flight technical knowledge and your incredible experience in helicopter flying’s (log over 16’000 flight hours). This new Vortex Recovery Method should find application worldwide, to reduce ubiquitous vortex accidents. I want to say, thank you to you, it is an great honor and I am very proud to working with you , thank you Claude and good Luck in the US! – Facebook, 29.02.2016
René Wittwer, Leader of Alouette Swiss Team

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