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In May 2011, the AAC Apache fleet passed a 100 thousand flying hours, a third of which has been flown in Afghanistan since 2006. A media event was hosted at Wattisham on the 25th May to celebrate this, coinciding with the breaking news that the type would be deployed over Libya as well.
  • Static Apache Static Apache
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  • Wattisham apron Wattisham apron
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  • Ready and waiting Ready and waiting
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  • Running checks Running checks
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  • About to start About to start
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  • Display crew taxiing out Display crew taxiing out
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  • Landing #1 Landing #1
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  • Landing #2 Landing #2
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  • Returning to the apron Returning to the apron
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  • Setting up the FARP Setting up the FARP
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  • Inbound Inbound
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  • First Apache in First Apache in
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  • Second Apache in Second Apache in
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  • Throwing grass up Throwing grass up
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  • Close up Close up
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  • Loading the CRV-7s Loading the CRV-7s
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  • Breaking out the Hellfires. Breaking out the Hellfires.
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  • Coming out #1 Coming out #1
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  • Coming out #2 Coming out #2
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