Aviation Photo #1284969 Bell AH-1W Super Cobra (209) - USA - Marines

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Check out the exhaust supressors on this Super Cobra, a countermeasure to SAM. They are better suited to deflect the heat exhaust.
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    USA - Marines
    Bell AH-1W Super Cobra (209)
    Bell 209/309/449 (AH-1 Cobra/Sea Cobra/Super Cobra/King Cobra/Viper)
    Bell 209/309/449 (AH-1 Cobra/Sea Cobra/Super Cobra/King Cobra/Viper)
    Bell
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    165274
    UV-73
    San Diego - Miramar MCAS (NAS) / Mitscher Field
    California
    USA
    October 2007
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Photo Added: October 30, 2007

Comments (28)

Anonymous
10 years ago
Awesome shot. Love the contrast of the clouds and the Bell.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Ouch, that's a good catch..
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing excellent shot...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very nice!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow, whats the smoke in the background? Forest burning?
Anonymous
10 years ago
It is absolutely dramatic scane. great phot
Anonymous
10 years ago
A perfect combination! Black smoke really marked up the Cobra painted in bright color.
Anonymous
10 years ago
AWESOME PICTURE! The detail on this picture is great. Good job.
Anonymous
10 years ago
What an amazing backdrop.
Anonymous
10 years ago
If you wanna scare the hell outta people today (halloween), show up with this thing and fire some rounds... This is what I call a gunship!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Absolutely fantastic !!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Battlefield 2 anyone?
Anonymous
10 years ago
It's like a screenshot from Doom))
Anonymous
10 years ago
What an impressive shot! I really like the contrast between the smoke and the cobra. Well done.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice one... Explanation of that backdrop might have been a good idea!
Anonymous
10 years ago
The color/darkness contrast is incredible
Anonymous
10 years ago
Also, check out the smoke from the fire in the background.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Incrediable shot....especially with the smoke in the background
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great picture of my first love in avation! I love how it caught the vortex of the trailing blade tip. Reminds me of old times.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Looks like a shot from a movie...well done! 5 stars.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Good ligth and contrast
Anonymous
9 years ago
The background and the way the helicopter is bulging out from the smoke is amazing!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Very dramatic background. A great action shot well done.
Anonymous
9 years ago
I like the contrast between the white/light grey fuselage and the dark grey/black smoke... Good Job
Anonymous
8 years ago
Incredible dramtic!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Superb!!. This one can go to "The Best 100 pictures ever".
Anonymous
7 years ago
Superior Image! This is a heroic shot. Every element is right on!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Absolute masterpiece! Evrything is great in this shot: the dramatic view, the menacing sky, the color, the contrast... wonderful!

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