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Joint Warriors whirl their blades

British and French combat helicopters recently got together for a Joint Warrior exercise in the UK, which coincidentally also provided an excellent photo opportunity. Staged at West Freugh airfield in Scotland, the manoeuvres included using British Army Apaches and French army Gazelles to escort Royal Air Force Chinook transport helicopters carrying troops into a simulated combat […]

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brit french helot.jpg

Joint Warriors whirl their blades

British and French combat helicopters recently got together for a Joint Warrior exercise in the UK, which coincidentally also provided an excellent photo opportunity. Staged at West Freugh airfield in Scotland, the manoeuvres included using British Army Apaches and French army Gazelles to escort Royal Air Force Chinook transport helicopters carrying troops into a simulated combat […]

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brit french helot.jpg

Joint Warriors whirl their blades

British and French combat helicopters recently got together for a Joint Warrior exercise in the UK, which coincidentally also provided an excellent photo opportunity. Staged at West Freugh airfield in Scotland, the manoeuvres included using British Army Apaches and French army Gazelles to escort Royal Air Force Chinook transport helicopters carrying troops into a simulated combat […]

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All at sea: MRH-90 takes to the waves

Pictured aboard HMAS Choules earlier in April is this Australian Army Aviation Corps MRH-90  helicopter with, the picture caption reads, “lashings fitted and engines still running on the flight deck off the coast of Sydney, NSW”. Australia has 15 of the NH Industries-built transport helicopters in its inventory with a further 31 on order according […]

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All at sea: MRH-90 takes to the waves

Pictured aboard HMAS Choules earlier in April is this Australian Army Aviation Corps MRH-90  helicopter with, the picture caption reads, “lashings fitted and engines still running on the flight deck off the coast of Sydney, NSW”. Australia has 15 of the NH Industries-built transport helicopters in its inventory with a further 31 on order according […]

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All at sea: MRH-90 takes to the waves

Pictured aboard HMAS Choules earlier in April is this Australian Army Aviation Corps MRH-90  helicopter with, the picture caption reads, “lashings fitted and engines still running on the flight deck off the coast of Sydney, NSW”. Australia has 15 of the NH Industries-built transport helicopters in its inventory with a further 31 on order according […]

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Sad scenes in Berlin

An image here from Rex Features of the fatal helicopter crash on 21 March in Berlin. One pilot was killed after the collision between a Eurocopter EC155 Dauphin and an AS332 Super Puma. The Daily Mail has a large collection of images here and also confirms its Nazi obsession with an in-no-way-in-bad-taste backgrounder on the history of […]

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EC175 looking good in the Provencal sunshine

While it always seems a bit self-indulgent to feature your own photographs on a blog like this, I was lucky enough to head to Marseille earlier in the week as the guest of Eurocopter, to see a demo of its newest aircraft, the EC175. Blessed with cloudless skies and willing test pilots, the visit yielded some good shots. The […]

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