Aviation Photo #1213438 Mil Mi-24D - Hungary - Air Force

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Despite of various stories around on the net this helicopter was never used neither in Iraq nor in Afghanistan and belongs to the Hungarian Air Force. 117 was repainted into this special livery in September 2000 for the first airshow at Szentkiralyszabadja helicopter base.
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Photo Added: May 21, 2007

Comments (18)

Anonymous
12 years ago
Great looking aircraft, need more of them .
Anonymous
12 years ago
Awesome paint job, and Hinds are badass.
Anonymous
12 years ago
This is a pwnslice helecopter. This is awsome!
Anonymous
11 years ago
This is a beautiful picture of a very unusual subject. it is very well focused and framed and the details are very sharp. love it!
Anonymous
11 years ago
This is an awesome chopper. The angle of the shot shows it off to good advantage. Too bad it's not being used in Afghanistan.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Lifelike,unique in its class!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Wow, amazing talent and creativity. by the time the enemy gets a good look it's too late.
Anonymous
11 years ago
It is indeed a beautiful Paint job. All it really needs now are some Rotor Blades!
Anonymous
11 years ago
When i looked at the picture, i could immediately imagine a great big bird! the yellow front with the brown line curves just like a beak. the detailing of the feathers with the various shapes and shading make it immediately obvious that it is an eagle! the talons do look like they could catch any kind of pray and hang on to pick it up. it is too bad that it is not a us military paint job. three cheers for the hungarian air force!
Anonymous
11 years ago
To answer the comment, "Too bad it's not being used in Afghanistan," it was used in Afghanistan -- by the Soviets -- then the US sold the Afghans stinger missiles to shoot them down.
Anonymous
11 years ago
It never was used in war. it's for air shows.
Anonymous
11 years ago
The artistic design and skill in not only the design but the skill to achieve this result is brilliant.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Another picture is being sent around on the net,. Good to see the real thing.
Anonymous
11 years ago
This sends a message to all.
Anonymous
10 years ago
An old warrior - nice one
Anonymous
10 years ago
Reality, Composition, Clarity, Visual effects, cleaver & imaginative!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Awesome
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great work

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