US Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter
Pictured are two US Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Multi-Mission Helicopters at Kandahar Airfield in 2010.
The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft.
The primary mission of the Blackhawk helicopter is as a troop carrier and logistical support aircraft, but in addition the helicopter can be configured to carry out medical evacuation, command-and-control, search-and-rescue, armed escort, electronic warfare and executive transport missions.
Kandahar Airfield, Kandahar Provence in Afghanistan was used by the RAF for combat operations from 2001 to 2014.
Part of Kandahar Airfield was known as RAF Kandahar, It operated RAF, Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Corps aircraft and was one end of the "Air Bridge" that started inRAF Brize Norton in the UK.
All otherISAFairborne forces were also based there.
Kandahar International Airport as it was called originally is located some 10 miles South-East of the city of Kandahar in Afghanistan.
It is the country's second international airport and one of its biggest military bases, it has the space for over two hundred military aircraft
Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. An aerial view of the Wembley Cup Final 1935. A Metropolitan Police Autogyro (Cierva C-30) monitors security at the match between Sheffield Wednesday and West Bromwich Albion, which Sheffield Wednesday won 4-2. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)
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Spitfires and Hurricanes Flying in Formation Over Lincolnshire
Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft from World War II come together over Lincolnshire, for the Lincolnshire Lancaster Association Day event held at RAF Coningsby.
This image was a runner-up in the 2010 RAF Photographic Competition for SAC Sally Raimondo
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