Army

Apache: Display Of Force

3 Regiment Army Air Corps, which is based at Wattisham Flying Station in Suffolk, operates the Apache attack helicopter. The Apache became...

3 Regiment Army Air Corps, which is based at Wattisham Flying Station in Suffolk, operates the Apache attack helicopter.
 
The Apache became iconic while serving in Afghanistan, where it supported ground troops and escorted helicopters and land convoys.
 
Throughout the summer season, the Army shows off the Apache at air shows up and down the country. It's the job of the Attack Helicopter Display Team.
 
They are pushing the boundaries of possibility with daring manoeuvres and carefully choreographed formations, throwing this ten tonne deadly aircraft around the skies over Britain.
 
In previous years, just one Apache took part in the air shows.  This year, for the first time, a pair of Apaches has been displaying in formation, a much more dangerous undertaking.
 
Charlotte Cross meets the pilots of the Apache Attack Helicopter Display Team.
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