The Filipino Pilot conduct familiarization and flight test of one of the world most advance and expensive attack helicopter ever built.
Philippine Air Force Maj. Randy Bance, pilot, with 18th Attack Squadron, 15th Fighter Wing, stationed at Sangley Air Base, Sangley Point, Cavite City, and U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Vincent Dixon, detachment officer in charge, with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif., conduct familiarization flights in an AH-1W SuperCobra, during Balikatan 2014 at Clark Air Field, Mabalacat, Republic of the Philippines, May 12, 2014. This year marks the 30th iteration of Balikatan, which is an annual Republic of the Philippines-U.S. military bilateral training exercise (U.S. Marine Motion Imagery by Cpl. Kassie L. Haynes.)