Lynx Wildcat meets Iron Duke. No-one hurt.

From: Flight Image of the Day

This picture from the UK Ministry of Defence has been released to coincide with completion of sea trials by the Royal Navy’s first AgustaWestland Lynx Wildcat helicopter at the beginning of February on board HMS Iron Duke. Prototype ZZ402 made a total of 390 landings on the frigate, including 148 at night, 76 of which while using night-vision goggles. The first of 28 navalised versions is due to be delivered in the fourth quarter.



wildcat2.jpgCredit: Crown Copyright/MoD