Photo of the Week

Some incredible photos submitted by our readers via Facebook and Instagram.

A U.S. Army Sikorsky HH-60M assigned to Lonestar DUSTOFF conducting a flight in Germany. Photo from Javier Arencibia on Facebook
A U.S. Army Sikorsky HH-60M assigned to Lonestar DUSTOFF conducting a flight in Germany. Photo from Javier Arencibia on Facebook
U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmers practice being hoisted up from the ocean to a hovering MH-60 Jayhawk. From Instagram user 646_photography
An Airbus Helicopters EC135 in New Hampshire ready for HEMS duties. Photo submitted by dhart.nh via Instagram
Aerial filming from a Bell 206 in Slovakia. From Instagram user avi_pic_
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The matte black of an Airbus Helicopters H175M contrasts with a perfect blue sky as its crew shows off its performance. From Instagram user michaeldesaintleger
An Erickson S-64F Air Crane, operated by the Italian firefighting service — the Vigili del Fuoco. From Instagram user giancarlor71
A DRF HEMS Airbus Helicopters H145 callsign 'Christoph 42' takes off from Helgoland, Germany. From Instagram user @tim.rosenfeld
An Airbus AS350 rests atop a mountain. Photo submitted by Instagram user @cpt.dietz
A German Army Bell UH-1 Huey in its natural environment. Shared by Instagram user @Bell412hp
A Bundeswehr Airbus H145 LUH search-and-rescue aircraft rests at night. Photo submitted by Instagram user @aviation_jb
A Royal Norwegian Air Force Leonardo AW101 "SAR Queen" search-and-rescue helicopter prepares to land. Photo submitted by Instagram user @callsign_chandler
NH90 NFH crew from the Royal Netherlands Air Force during a display at Wereldhavendagen Rotterdam. Photo submitted by Instagram user @arrecoos_nh90_pictures
A Bell 212 under the aurora borealis. Photo submitted by Instagram user @brycedmarks
Face to face with a Royal Norwegian Air Force AW101 SAR helicopter on a test flight from Leonardo Helicopters' facility in Yeovil, UK. Photo submitted by Instagram user @shutterup_aviation
A Heli-Linth Airbus AS350 prepares to take off from the operator's base in Mollis, Switzerland. Photo submitted by Instagram user @helicopterphotosmicheleceresa
56th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk in action. Photo submitted by Instagram user @j_maverick16.aviation
A Belgian Police MD 900 Explorer takes part in a training exercise. Photo submitted by Facebook user David Van Bouwel
Heli Rezia Airbus H125 helicopter at work. Photo submitted by Instagram user @helicopterphotosmicheleceresa
Wales Air Ambulance Airbus H145 helicopter. Photo submitted by Facebook user David Van Bouwel
Polish Police S-70i Black Hawk and crew during fire fighting operations. Photo submitted by Instagram user @y.ahlers
Airbus Helicopters H130 in Norway. Photo submitted by Instagram user @iverheli
A Royal Canadian Air Force CH-148 Cyclone. Photo submitted by Instagram user @karliaa
Wucher Helicopter Airbus H135. Photo submitted by Facebook user Nieder-Wolfs-Gruber Photography
HH-65C Dolphin from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco. Photo submitted by Facebook user Matt Udkow
A USMC Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion. Photo submitted by Instagram user @shutterup_aviation
Airbus Helicopters EC155 B1 from the German Federal Police filling a Bambi bucket with water from a small lake to fight a large forest fire in Treuenbrietzen, south of Berlin. Photo submitted by Instagram user @pb_helimedia
A pair of German Air Force H145M LUH SOF helicopters. Photo submitted by Instagram user @aviationspotter_1992
Air-Glaciers AS350 during crop spraying operations. Photo submitted by Instagram user @ana_photographie_alpine
Air to air with a Bundeswehr NHIndustries NH90TTH. Photo submitted by Instagram user @aviationmedia_fabianluehrs