This cool photo reminds Apocalypse Now’s helicopter attack with Ride of the Valkyries

Aug 06 2013 - 6 Comments

The image in this post was taken from an EH101Merlin” of the Portuguese Air Force during exercise Hot Blade 2013.

Two EH101  (AW.101) helicopters of the 751 Squadron “Pumas”, based in Air Force Base No.6, Montijo, south of Lisbon, and several other helicopters as well as dozens of military took part in the exercise while ensuring the SAR (Search And Rescue) service alongside the units based at Porto Santo and Azores.

Image credit: 751 Sqn

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  • Sufusodak

    Soldier: “But sir, that beach is hot with Portuguese!”
    Lt. Col. Kilgore: “Portuguese don’t surf!”

    • Ze Portuguese!

      Oh yes they do! And a lot!

  • I can hear that famous song in my head now

  • StanSki

    I can hear it now! Dun – duhduh – DUH DUH, Dun – duhduh – DUH DUH…..

  • Ze portuguese!

    Oh yes they do! And a lot. :)

  • Downwash

    More on 751 Squadron here: