An A129 in flight, with personnel riding on the landing gear

Does anyone know what army these guys are in and WHY their hanging onto the outside of a chopper in the first place!

Columbia Helicopters Boeing Vertol 107-II during a test flight near Prudhoe Bay on Alaska's North Slope, June 1982. The chopper is making the 50-mile return from a newly tapped oil well on Alaska Island, towing a 170-tonne hover-barge with 50 tonnes of weight added. Despite adverse conditions, the test was a success. (Photo: Ted Veal, © Columbia Helicopters, Inc.)

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A ‪#‎USArmy‬ AH-64 Apache helicopter crew, assigned to 1-25th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, conduct pilot certification training at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Jan. 20, 2016.

It was a cool April morning and the Arctic Falcons of U. Army Alaska Aviation Task Force were hard at work, as Chinooks, Blackhawks and Apaches checked systems in preparations for lift-off -- a typical day for Army aviation in Alaska.


The Zubr-class is a class of air-cushioned landing craft of Soviet design.This class of military hovercraft is the world’s largest hovercraft.

Russian Mil Mi-24 helicopter went from drawing board in 1968 to first test-flights in less than eighteen months. The first models were delivered to the armed forces for evaluation in 1971.  There have been many variations over the years and it is still being developed.

Russian Mil helicopter went from drawing board in 1968 to first…