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C17 Transport Aircraft Taking Off from RAF Brize Norton Featured 2013 Image

C17 Transport Aircraft Taking Off from RAF Brize Norton

A Royal Air Force 99 Squadron C17 aircraft taking off from RAF Brize Norton providing air transport assistance to France for the Central African Republic (CAR).
The C17 is capable of rapid, strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases anywhere in the world, or directly to more temporary forward operating bases owing to its short field capability. The design of the aircraft allows it to carry out high-angle, steep approaches at relatively slow speeds, thus allowing it to operate into small, austere airfields onto runways as short as 3, 500 feet long and only 90 feet wide.
The aircraft can operate into and out of problematic sites such as those surrounded by inhospitable terrain or made difficult by adverse weather conditions. The fully-integrated, electronic flight-deck and the advanced cargo-handling systems allow a basic crew of only two pilots and one air loadmaster to operate the aircraft.
On the ground, the aircraft can be turned in a very small radius and its four Pratt & Whitney engines are fully reversible, giving it the ability to manoeuvre into and out of restricted parking or freight-offload areas at undeveloped strips.
This enables the C-17 to deliver cargo to small airfields with limited parking space in a shorter time, so increasing throughput where time on the ground is kept to a minimum. The C-17 can transport 45, 360kgs of freight over 4, 500 nautical miles whilst flying at heights in excess of 30, 000 feet

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RAF Spitfire with D-Day Invasion Stripes Featured 2013 Image

RAF Spitfire with D-Day Invasion Stripes

Warming Up for D-Day
A newly painted BBMF (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) Spitfire at RAF Coningsby its maiden flight in specially painted D-Day Invasion Stripes'.
This year, for the first time, the RAF is asking the public to vote for their favourite image in one of the categories. The judges have selected a shortlist of 9 of the best photographs from the whole competition and the public can now vote for their favourite image. This will become the People's Choice: Image of the Year'. Voting is will be entered into a free prize draw when they tweet their vote for a chance to win an iPad Mini with a Red Arrows 50th Anniversary universal cover and an iPhone 5S cover.
Voting is open and closes at midnight on 27th August. The winning Photo will be announced at the Presentation Ceremony on 2nd September.
Winning Images from the RAF Photo Competition:
Each year, stunning photographs are published following the RAF Photographic Competition and the winning military and civilian photographers are named.
The Royal Air Force Photographic Competition judging has recently taken place at the RAF Museum, Hendon. The judges were; Alan Sparrow, Chairman of the Picture Editors Guild and Executive Picture Editor of the Metro; David Clapp the renowned landscape and travel photographer; and Paul Hudson from the RAF Museum

Personnel of HMS Lancaster Form a Giant Poppy for Remembrance Day Featured 2013 Image

Personnel of HMS Lancaster Form a Giant Poppy for Remembrance Day

The men and women of Type 23 frigate HMS Lancaster form a giant red poppy to honour the Fallen on Remembrance Day.
HMS Lancaster took time out of her recent patrol to remember the brave service men and women who have given their lives or been injured in the service of their country by wearing a giant poppy on the flight deck.
HMS Lancaster wanted to pay special tribute to all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice during all conflicts from the First World War through to today. The crew mustered on the ship's flight deck and made the national symbol of remembrance, the red poppy.
During the six-month deployment Lancaster will visit all of the British Overseas Territories in the region, of which there are 6, as well as numerous Commonwealth and Caribbean nations. These visits will provide the opportunity to train with other navies as well as demonstrate the Royal Navy's continued commitment to the region. In between visits, Lancaster will be conducting counter narcotics patrols in conjunction with the US Coast Guard but will remain at high readiness throughout the deployment to provide support and lifesaving assistance in the wake of a hurricane or other natural disaster