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NH90 in flight at Exercise Blackbird 2014

15 October 2014

Have a look at this video of the NH90 helicopters in this year's Exercise Blackbird, the Air Force's largest annual helicopter exercise, held at Dip Flat in the Marlborough region from 22 September to 5 October.

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