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
10 years ago
That is so coooool!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Aggressive!! Looks like this machine kills even though it doesn't!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Anyone else worried about a brush fire here?? :D
Anonymous
10 years ago
Vortex & Flares... Thats a splendid photograph Karl..
Cheers
Anonymous
10 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
10 years ago
How do helicopters make vorticity's like that?
Anonymous
10 years ago
In the battlefield, I would need a new clean good-smelling sit ;)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Yes, definitely, the Stallion has the most agressive look of all choppers.
Fantastic, really great!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice, what a mean fokker!
Anonymous
10 years ago
That's cool
Anonymous
10 years ago
I am the pilot of this baby
Anonymous
10 years ago
What an awesome capture, great smoke effects and drama.
Anonymous
10 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
9 years ago
Very cool, a good Heli!
Anonymous
9 years ago
The enviroment of the picture reminds me of a war zone and the turbulence in the left is amazing
Anonymous
9 years ago
Fantastic,5*
Anonymous
9 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
8 years ago
Very nice picture. Grat!

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