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“Makes you want to rush out and buy a couple of hundred Skyraiders!” says my colleague Kieran Daly of this Embraer picture of a pair of purposeful Super Tucanos. I’m not sure Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PT6A, even at 1,600shp, sounds quite the same as a Skyraider’s Wright Cyclone, or a Sea Fury’s Bristol Centaurus […]

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Working on a Chinook feature, and I found this… “Shall we dance?” (RAF Chinooks – Crown Copyright)

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Up close and…

…personal, the finalists in this week’s Chubby Cheeks competition:

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What happens if…

…your harpoon decklock is broken? “It’s mine, I caught it first!” (US Navy photo)

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More visual aerodynamics – a nice wingtip vortex in the catapult steam (US Navy photo)

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Some needed light relief

Surely those can’t be KC-X source-selection documents…

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As we’re talking about tankers… (US Air Force photo)

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“Final Countdown anyone?” Another example of “visual aerodynamics“, although usually the condensation cloud caused by the low pressure behind shockwaves is photographed from the side…

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“Miss you” (US Navy photo)

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Picture of the year (so far) – V-22 Osprey in Iraq

The US Marine Corps has just released this rare image of an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor operating in Iraq – there are green rotor-tip lights, the Marines now tell me. (US Navy photo)

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