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Like the light from a hundred (very small) suns

Nice picture from the UK’s official Defence Images website showing an AgustaWestland Merlin helicopter from HMS Northumberland vomiting forth 100s of flares over the Indian Ocean. The Merlin is one of several Flights (in this case 05) provided by 829 Naval Air Squadron in Culdrose, Cornwall, to Type 23 frigates for operations around the globe. […]

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Is it Photoshopped? RAF Merlin in the desert

This, from the MoD, is one of those photographs that if you stare at it for long enough it looks increasingly as though the helicopter has been cut from another image and dropped on an unsuspecting background. That said, it’s still rather lovely and shows a RAF AgustaWestland Merlin helicopter on exercise Pashtung Vortex in Jordan prior to […]

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EH101 Merlin

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