FRIDAY FOTO (June 11, 2021)

June 11, 2021 at 7:10 pm Leave a comment

Weird Angle.

(U.S. Air Force video screen capture by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus) Click the photo to enlarge image.

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter lands during a training competition at the Nevada Test and Training Range, on May 18, 2021. This unusual photo angle is a still captured from a video taken by a camera that appears to be mounted on the Pave Hawk’s aerial refueling probe.

The Pave Hawk is a highly modified version of the Army Black Hawk helicopter which features an upgraded communications and navigation suite, according to the Military.com website.

The HH-60G Pave Hawk is the Air Force’s primary combat search and rescue helicopter, used by both special tactics teams and pararescuemen. The HH-60G’s other operational capabilities include civil search and rescue, medical evacuation, disaster response, humanitarian assistance, security cooperation/aviation advisory, NASA space flight support and rescue command and control.

To see a very brief video of a Pave Hawk in action, click here.

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