news 23.03.19: The Swiss National Indoor Skydive championship was one of the highlights on the PULSEteam calendar. During 6 rounds, Oliver & Corinne competed in VFS 2-way (Vertical Formation Skydive) against 7 other teams. A difficult program was set by the Judges for this competition in all disciplines, but everyone handled it. The event was a very well organized by Windwerk Winterthur and it was fun to be part of the game.

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news 31.01.19: To get more helicopter flight time, Oliver decided to do the South African PPL licence and join a round trip with 360Aviation. Thereby they flow with 7 helicopter in formation  from Pretoria, South Africa to Botswana via Namibia and back to South Africa. It was a once in you lifetime experience to join this flight trip, meet nice people and see the wild life.

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news 29.12.19: Manuel Schneuwly organized his last HuckJam as an employed tunnel instructor at RealFly in Sion. So the PULSEteam was invited to fly big formations in the wind tunnel together with the other participants during 3 flying hours. The traditional Raclette dinner after the flights, as well as the closing ceremony during the night was very pleasant.

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news 27.12.19: During the December month when the daylight was short and the moon out, Oliver took the opportunity and did his helicopter night rating training. Thereby he flow with different instructors together some cross county flights in the west part of Switzerland, plus performed landings in the mountain area in the dark.

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news 23.12.18: The new indoor skydive, WindWerk at Winterthur, Switzerland is now open. So the PULSEteam took the opportunity and flow an hour together with Tobias the Managing Director. It was impressive to experience the new wind tunnel technology with smooth airflow and low vibrations.

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news 01.11.18: After 5 months of intensive and disciplined training, Oliver has achieved the helicopter private pilot license. During the two hours Skill test he showed his experience in flying by instruments, as well as in performing the emergency procedures with a helicopter. The next step for him is the commercial pilot training at Swiss Helicopters.

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news 21.10.18: After two months break by flying in the wind tunnel, the PULSEteam went back into the chamber with Manu together. It felt very good to fly in the air stream again and feel the wind on the body with more than 250km/h. And interesting to see the "Happy Helloween" stickers on the glass during the flight.

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news 18.08.18: The ToraTora Heli-Boogie at Siófok was a highlight of the PULSEteam this year. At highest freefly level the jumpers participated on the skills-camp within 5-7 way groups at Skydive Balaton. It was incredible to fly free in the sky and experience the 3 dimensions with full speed.

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news 04.08.18: The summer time in Switzerland with the very hot outside temperatures made it difficult to run the wind tunnel air condition proper. So the RealFly chamber temperature went up over 38°C during the PULSEteam training. But the flyers gave their best while high speed flying and had fun together!

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news 31.07.18: In the end of August, Oliver got Solo by flying the Gabri G2 helicopter. Under the supervision by the flight instructor, he did some hover exercises and praxis take-off's & landings. Afterwards Oliver flow some circuits in the vicinity and proved his flying skills with save approaches.

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news 20.07.18: The PULSEteam got their new Summer Hybrid suits. Perfect on time - for another freefly training day at Grenchen, Switzerland with ground temperatures over 30C. Boogieman did a fantastic job by producing/changing the new suits that they are fitting well.

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24.06.18: Life is good - by enjoying with friends a warm summer day on the lakeside. Thereby go for a swim or paddle together on the SUP boards along the coastline. And have a BBQ event in the evening by watching the full moon rising up over the Swiss mountains (plus the soccer FIFA World Cup).

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news 21.05.18: Isn't it the best feeling - soaring with friends free in the sky within a wingsuit around some puffy clouds?!? This jump happened on a special weather day, were the temperatures brought up some Cumulus clouds. A PAC750 aircraft from another DropZone was based at the Thun, Switzerland airfield for the long weekend and was optimal to fly the 4 jumper pilots up to 14'000ft altitude.

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news 20.05.18: The PULSEteam did there first Freefly training jumps after Corinne's hard landing with a broken rib at Thun, Switzerland. It felt good to be back in the sky and turn moves together with holding hand grips.

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news 25.04.18: During the first Spring days, it was time to perform the yearly check-flight on a small Piper aircraft. Afterwards Oliver took many friends up into the sky for some scenic flights. It was beautiful to see the snow covered mountain peaks and the green fields from high above

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news 10.04.18: Oliver's latest Wingsuit BASE jump is visible through a HUD (Head Up Display) view. His flights was down from the Innerer Fisistock summit into the valley along cliffs and over trees. The pilots sight is displayed into a HUD view with many reference the tracking line in 3D landscape map. Enjoy the flight!

news 10.03.18: At the Indoor Skydiving Swiss National at Sion, Switzerland, Oliver was testing his new 360° Camera. Thereby Manu & Oli (Swiss Champions) was dynamic flying around him in the active chamber. Thanks to RealFly which made it happen this special filming?

news 15.02.18: The PULSEteam held there first freefly training at GoJump Oceanside, California. At the second day, Corinne got picked up by turbulences in the landing approach and hit the ground hard. At the hospital they diagnosed one broke rib, plus many sprains & bruises :-(

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news 13.02.18: The new iFly wind tunnel at Oceanside (14 ft) opened a few week ago and was ready to fly. So Oliver took the opportunity and flow for some session. Thereby he trained in vertical (140 mph) the forward transition from head-up to head-down and vise versa.

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news 12.02.18: At Oceanside, California Oliver took his first helicopter flight lesson at Anthelion. Thereby Jamie gave him a good introduction on the Robinson R22 (N8372R). The flight along the shore line, plus the hovering approach to the local airport inspired him very well.

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news 27.01.18: It's always great to share happiness with friends, and if this action is during an indoor skydive session it's even more fun! So Oliver & Corinne joined Svens revival at his first flight in the wind tunnel after many years. Welcome back in the air my friend!

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news 05.01.18: Do you need a encouraging speaker at your next event, who talks about his air-sports and motivates the spectators to bring more courage into their everyday life? Oliver Furrer, the experienced sportsman was interviewed about his skills in flying and how he reflects these feelings of freedom in his lectures. Book Oliver Furrer as a speaker for your next event or work shop.