Helo practice makes for unique sights above Camp Humphreys

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U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook taxis backwards from its parking spot at Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. The backwards taxi while pivoting on a corner rear landing gear is a difficult and unusual maneuver. Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes
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U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook taxis backwards from its parking spot at Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. The backwards taxi while pivoting on a corner rear landing gear is a difficult and unusual maneuver. Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes

Helo practice makes for unique sights above Camp Humphreys

by: Armando R. Limon | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: October 15, 2013

A variety of helicopters filled the skies on Thursday afternoon at Camp Humphreys in South Korea, including a CH-47 Chinook, which practiced taxiing backwards from its parking spot. The backwards taxi while pivoting on a corner rear landing gear is a difficult and unusual maneuver, according to those in attendance.

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