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.
George Harrison wife & kid
Former Beatle George Harrison, holding their 18-month-old son Dhani, with his Mexican wife Olivia (right) at Heathrow Airport, London, before their flight to New York. * 30/11/01 It has been announced that George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual explorer has died, a longtime family friend told The Associated Press. Harrison, who wrote While My Guitar Gently Weeps and Here Comes the Sun, was 58.
Dimorphodon Dinosaur Illustration Flying Jurassic
Dimorphodon Meaning Two Form Tooth Was A Pterosaur With A 4 Feet Long Wingspan. It Was Not A Dinosaur But Type Of Extinct Flying Reptile. It Had A Huge Head With Deep Wide Toothed Jaws Resembling The Beak Of The Modern Day Puffin A Short Neck And A Diamond Shaped Flap Of Skin At The End Of The Long Pointed Tail. Dimorphodon Dinosaur Illustration Flying Jurassic
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