Saturday, February 28, 2009

Big Marine Corps Helicopter

Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy

This is a Sea Knight helicopter. It carries Marines to dangerous places from ships. Helicopters can fly in lots of places where airplanes can't. They can carry lots of stuff too. This picture was shot around the Indian Ocean.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Big Russian Bomber and Canadian Fighter Jet

Photo courtesy of U.S. Air Force
This is a Canadian F-18 fighter jet and a Russian Bomber. When President Obama was in Canada last week one of these Russian Bombers flew very close to the country. F-18 fighter jets flew to meet it and turned it around. The news story about it is here: