Aviation Photo #1401859 Sikorsky (VFW-Fokker) CH-53GS (S-65C-1) - Germany - Army

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Flares are very definitely still in fashion! CH-53GS over the Heuberg Range during Ex ELITE 2008.
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    Karl Drage
    Germany - Army
    Sikorsky (VFW-Fokker) CH-53GS (S-65C-1)
    Sikorsky S-65/80 (H-53 Sea Stallion/Super Stallion/Sea Dragon)
    Sikorsky S-65/80 (H-53 Sea Stallion/Super Stallion/Sea Dragon)
    Sikorsky
    V65-040
    8442
    Heuberg
    Germany
    July 7, 2008
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Comments (21)

Anonymous
9 years ago
That is so coooool!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Aggressive!! Looks like this machine kills even though it doesn't!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Anyone else worried about a brush fire here?? :D
Anonymous
9 years ago
Vortex & Flares... Thats a splendid photograph Karl..
Cheers
Anonymous
9 years ago
This is got to be the best photo of my favourite transport helo, job well done and definitely a 5 star without a doubt!
Anonymous
9 years ago
How do helicopters make vorticity's like that?
Anonymous
9 years ago
In the battlefield, I would need a new clean good-smelling sit ;)
Anonymous
9 years ago
Yes, definitely, the Stallion has the most agressive look of all choppers.
Fantastic, really great!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Nice, what a mean fokker!
Anonymous
9 years ago
That's cool
Anonymous
9 years ago
I am the pilot of this baby
Anonymous
9 years ago
What an awesome capture, great smoke effects and drama.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow coot vortex
Anonymous
9 years ago
To the person who asked how helicopters make vortices:

Helicopter blades produce lift in the same way that wings produce life. So you still have a higher pressure on the bottom of the blade, and a lower pressure on the top. So you'll get the same vortices forming.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Awesome vortex!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Very cool, a good Heli!
Anonymous
8 years ago
The enviroment of the picture reminds me of a war zone and the turbulence in the left is amazing
Anonymous
8 years ago
Fantastic,5*
Anonymous
8 years ago
No, I'm the pilot of this gayby!!!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Awesome picture! Any lower and you could call those "anti-personnel flares"
Anonymous
7 years ago
Very nice picture. Grat!

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