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Army Air Corps

Apache Attack Helicopter Mk1 undertakes confined areas flying

The video shows an Apache AH Mk1 from 673 Squadron Army Air Corps conducting a sortie on confined areas flying. Confined areas training allows Army pilots to operate rotary aircraft in spaces that are constrained by terrain or by the presence of obstructions, either natural or manmade. 673 Squadron Army Air Corps (AAC) are part of 7 Regiment AAC based at Middle Wallop, Hampshire and provide Conversion to Type training for both experienced and newly qualified pilots in the Corps.

An Apache AH Mk1 from 673 Squadron Army Air Corps conducts a training sortie on flying in confined spaces. The video includes commentary by the handling pilot as he manoeuvres around the confined space and lowers the aircraft into an area surrounded by trees and shrubs. 

Dedication of Army Air Corps Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

On Wednesday 2 October 2013 the dedication of the AAC Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum took place presided by the Dean of Salisbury. The memorial was created in Portland stone featuring an obelisk mounted on a plinth. The obelisk is surmounted by a bronze eagle and lower faces incorporate the carved badges of the Army Air Corps, the Glider Pilot Regiment, the Air Observation Post Squadrons and the eagle and crown representing Army Aviation. The front of the plinth simply features ARMY AIR CORPS with the Corps Collect carved into the rear plate.

On 2 October 2013 the dedication of the Army Air Corps Memorial took place at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire.

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