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Back in the saddle - Second place

SAC Edward Wright, RAF Halton

This photo shows a Royal Air Force 27 Squadron Chinook CH-47 helicopter from RAF Odiham flying in formation with two United States Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallions in Arizona, USA.

Two Chinook’s from 27 Sqn, RAF Odiham located in Hampshire (UK), deployed to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona, USA to take part in a twice-a-year training a development programme known as WTI (Weapons and Tactics Instructor). The course aims to develop aircrew - both pilots and NCO's - to an instructional level. It is conducted in the Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) building.