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Army Air Corps Reserves train with Wildcat helicopters

Army Air Corps Reserves train with Wildcat helicopters

Pictured are soldiers from 6 AAC ready to hook up an Under Slung Load to a Wildcat. The Rear Crewman can be seen leaning out of the aircraft to give commands to the pilot.

The static hook visible is used to discharge any build-up of static electricity from the helicopter by earthing it, before the load can be hooked up.

6 Regiment, Army Air Corps (6 AAC) conduct Under Slung Load (USL) training with Wildcat Helicopter.

Soldiers and Officers from the Sixth Regiment of the Army Air Corps, assisted by a Wildcat helicopter from the Aviation Reconnaissance Force (ARF), based in Yeovilton conducts Under Slung Load (USL) training as part of a Regimental Training Weekend at the Army Aviation Centre, in Middle Wallop.

6 Regiment Army Air Corps is the sole Army Reserve regiment of the British Army Air Corps (AAC). The regiment operates in a groundcrew role, providing support to Army Aviation units of the Joint Helicopter Command.

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Photographer: SSgt Si Longworth, AAC
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Photo prise le 12 septembre 2018 (© Defence Images / Flickr)

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