@rafchinookdisplay Chinook at the Sunday show of RIAT 2018, great display by the team. #riat #avgeek #wokkawednesday #avi#aviationrs #aviation #excellentaviation #wokkawokka #bladeslap #raf #chinook #helicopter
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For #WokkaWednesday it seemed only fitting that we see the RAF Chinook Display Team demonstrating the incredible manoeuvrability of this transport helicopter. It has to be said that the chinook is one of my favourite aircraft as you don’t expect such a large aircraft to be able to move the way that this does. Along with it’s manoeuvrability, the distinctive wokka wokka noise that the chinook makes is one that stands out to me more than any other aircraft out there. An incredible demonstration of the chinooks capabilities captained by Flt Lt Stu Kynaston. . . . The RAF Chinook Display Team, based at RAF Odiham in Hampshire, aims to demonstrate the RAF Chinook's capability. As well as part of the RAF Chinook Display Team, the crew are also part of a fully operational Squadron where they combine their daily training demands with practising their display sequence. The Chinook is an extremely capable and highly versatile support helicopter that can be operated from land bases or seaborne vessels into a range of diverse environments. The aircraft may be heavily armed and is fitted with a suite of self-defence equipment.  Chinooks are primarily used for trooping, resupply and battlefield casualty evacuation (casevac) but the crews are trained to accomplish these tasks under threat from both ground and air based enemies. . . . @rafchinookdisplay @rafphotographers @royalairforceuk @airtattoo @rafodiham
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