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Sikorsky Pave Hawk on Afghan mission

This image from the US Air Force shows pararescuemen with the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron securing the area after being lowered from a Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk during a mission in Afghanistan earlier this month. US Air Force 

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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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UK Army 2012 photographic competition

A couple of images from this year’s UK Army photographic competition caught our eye. The overall winner, taken by Sgt Mark Nesbit, shows British soldiers climbing on board a Boeing CH-47 Chinook at the end of a joint mission with the Afghan army. Sgt Mark Nesbit/MoD/Rex Features A runner-up, shot by Cpl Wes Calder, also features […]

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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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US AH-60s landing on HMS Illustrious

Lovely picture here from the UK’s Defence Images website of a pair of US Sikorsky HH-60s carrying out deck landing practice on the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious of the coast of Scotland earlier this year. Credit: Royal Navy

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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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Airbus A380 & Boeing 747-400

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