US Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter
Pictured are two US Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Multi-Mission Helicopters at Kandahar Airfield in 2010.
The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft.
The primary mission of the Blackhawk helicopter is as a troop carrier and logistical support aircraft, but in addition the helicopter can be configured to carry out medical evacuation, command-and-control, search-and-rescue, armed escort, electronic warfare and executive transport missions.
Kandahar Airfield, Kandahar Provence in Afghanistan was used by the RAF for combat operations from 2001 to 2014.
Part of Kandahar Airfield was known as RAF Kandahar, It operated RAF, Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Corps aircraft and was one end of the "Air Bridge" that started inRAF Brize Norton in the UK.
All otherISAFairborne forces were also based there.
Kandahar International Airport as it was called originally is located some 10 miles South-East of the city of Kandahar in Afghanistan.
It is the country's second international airport and one of its biggest military bases, it has the space for over two hundred military aircraft
Rough seas during Storm Ruth, Ile d'Ouessant, Armorique Regional Park
Rough seas during Storm Ruth, Ile d'Ouessant, Armorique Regional Park. Iles du Ponant, Finistere, Brittany, France, Iroise Sea. 8th February 2014.
France, Bretagne, Finistere, Mer d'Iroise, Iles du Ponant, Parc Naturel Regional d'Armorique, Ile d'Ouessant, Tempete Ruth le 8 fevrier 2014
Windswept stones on Bodmin Moor
A Windswept rocks shaped by the wind over years, high on Bodmin Moor below the Cheesewring a granite tor on the eastern flank of the Moor at Stowe's Hill near Minions Cornwall. Bodmin Moor has many Tor's Chessewring is one of the largest and most visited. A local legend says that the Cheesewring is the result of a contest between a man and a giant. When Christianity had just been introduced to the British Islands. The granite slabs formed by weathering. The name derives from the resemblance of the piled slabs to a cheesewring, a press used to make cheese
© Paul Felix Photography Twelve Beacon Park Pelynt nr Looe Cornwall PL13 2PQ