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A flock? A gaggle? Or an accident waiting to happen?

Taken from the US Air Force site is this cracking picture of too many aircraft all trying to occupy the same space. It was shot at the 2012 Kaneohe Bay Air Show on Marine Corps Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii last month and shows a US Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130, a pair of Sikorsky […]

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Now why’s it called a brownout?

Great picture from the US Army’s flickr stream showing a Sikorsky UH-60 flown by the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade landing as paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division secure the area in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Credit: US Army

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Fast rope exercises with the eh-team

This pic from the Canadian Department of National Defence shows members of the 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry from Shilo, Manitoba and 1st Battalion, 3rd US Marines, performing fast rope exercises using a Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii. It took place earlier this month as part of joint exercise RIMPAC, […]

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Black Hawk over Brisbane

Pictured is a Sikorsky S-70A from Australia’s School of Army Aviation over the Brisbane River, Brisbane practising for the city’s Riverfire festival. Credit: Australian Department of Defence

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On this day in 1986 Marcel Dassault died aged 94

Marcel Bloch, the youngest of four children, was born on 22 January 1892 in Paris. He adopted the name Dassault in 1949.  Dassault Aviation’s website describes his life. It says that Marcel, “one sunny day in the school playground looked up at the sky and saw the Count of Lambert’s Wilbur Wright passing the Eiffel […]

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