VIDEO: Epic footage shows fleet of military helicopters soaring above Fife

© Royal Navy official Twitter account
The Royal Navy helicopters take to the skies above Fife for the HMS Prince of Wales ceremony.

These videos show the scenes inside a squadron of military helicopters on Friday morning as they took to the skies above Courier Country.

The copters were spotted in Dundee Airport on Thursday evening before soaring above Fife today for a flyover to mark the naming of the HMS Prince of Wales at Rosyth Dockyard.

Merlins, which are used to hunt submarines or for Commando operations, and “maritime attack” Wildcats were among the aircraft taking part.

They made the journey north of the border from Royal Naval Air Stations Culdrose – the largest helicopter base in Europe – and Yeovilton

And Royal Navy helicopter personnel filmed the whole epic journey, posting the footage to social media.

PICTURES: Thousands welcome Duke and Duchess of Rothesay to naming of Royal Navy’s newest warship

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay officially named the HMS Prince of Wales on Friday morning.

The huge vessel is the second in a new generation of Royal Navy aircraft carriers, and is due to commence sea trials in 2019.

Breaking

    Cancel