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Recovery by wire


The royal Navy were quite well represented at this year's Southport Airshow. Here a crewman is recovered from the beach by a big Merlin Helicopter.

Recovery by wire


The royal Navy were quite well represented at this year's Southport Airshow. Here a crewman is recovered from the beach by a big Merlin Helicopter.

comments (9)

  • Chris
  • England
  • 3 Oct 2009, 05:54
Well they certainly save a lot of lives every year
Les Auld: So they do Chris, thanks for the comment.
  • zed
  • Australia
  • 3 Oct 2009, 08:48
Nice one Les, even got the shimmer from the exaust
Les Auld: The engine was working hard Zed, thanks for the comment.
They're a big ol bird the Merlin arn't they. Love the heat displacment from the exhausts. Nice shot well done smile
Les Auld: Big indeed Dave, thanks for the comment.
Very very nice. You can see the heat floating out of the helicopter (=> great).
Les Auld: Thanks Paul, I never noticed the haze until later.
They sure are big birds Les.You caught this well.
Les Auld: You don't realise just how big Ron until you have something to relate to, Thanks for the comment.
Great Shot.
Les Auld: Thanks Linda, appreciate the comment.
Excellent shot Les, rather them than me, except in an emergency of course.
Les Auld: Must be a welcoming sight in an emergency Brian, thanks for the comment.
great capture Lessmile
Les Auld: Thanks Tim, appreciate the comment.
Super shot Les. These blokes do a great job
Les Auld: Theu do indeed Bill, thanks for the comment.

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