AH-1Z Viper Flight Deck Takeoff
September 27, 2021
August 18, 2021 - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 1st Class Knudson Nical guides an AH-1Z Viper helicopter attached to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 167 during take-off from the flight deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). U.S. Marine Corps helicopters integrate with Navy vessels to maintain flight deck landing and take-off proficiencies and qualifications.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jesse Schwab.