Team Travis conducted a mass launch of 12 cargo planes to test the ability of the local Air Mobility Wing to safely and smoothly launch a large number of aircraft in a matter of minutes ~ Photo by. Robert Couse-Baker U.
Over the rainbow. An Raptor pulling so many Gs, the low pressure air over the fuselage gets cold enough for the water to condense. The angle is just right for sunlight to make rainbow colors around the airplane
HMS ILLUSTRIOUS is currently taking part in an exercise off the South coast of the UK. Elements of 45 Commando were projected ashore as part of the exercise. The Royal Marines are embarked onboard HMS ILLUSTRIOUS for this exercise and the following deployment to the Mediterranean. They got their kit together in the mighty warships aircraft hangar, then went up on the aircraft lift to the flight deck where they boarded waiting Seakings from the Commando Helicopter Force.