Photo of the Week

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

Special forces operations with an Italian Agusta Bell AB205. Photo submitted by Instagram user @gerben_photography_ using #verticalmag
Special forces operations with an Italian Agusta Bell AB205. Photo submitted by Instagram user @gerben_photography_ using #verticalmag
U.S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion. Photo submitted by Instagram user @callsign_chandler using #verticalmag
Low-flying Royal Air Force Chinook in the Lake District. Photo submitted by Instagram user @simonpearsoncougill using #verticalmag
Bell 429 taxiing to the fuel pumps. Photo submitted by Instagram user @daniel_bertagnolli using #verticalmag
USAF CV-22 Osprey from the 7th SOS carrying out recces of various potential landing sites around the Welsh border. Photo submitted by Instagram user @davidellinsaviation using #verticalmag
Up close with a Royal Netherlands Air Force Apache helicopter. Photo submitted by Instagram user @matthijsvanosphotography using #verticalmag
A Bundesheer Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk helicopter. Photo submitted by Instagram user @robert_nwg using #verticalmag
A Bundeswehr NH90TTH from the 30th regiment during forward aeromedical evacuation training. Photo submitted by Instagram user @heeresfotograf using #verticalmag
A huge storm passes overhead in Louisiana with PHI Aviation Bell 407 helicopters on the ground. Photo submitted by Nicholas Mills via Facebook
Airbus H145 helicopter cockpit during a rescue mission in the Italian Alps. Photo submitted by Alberto Betto via Facebook
A Mountain Blade Runner Helicopters AS350 with a huge bolt of lightning in the background. Photo submitted by Instagram user @jmc280 using #verticalmag
A trio of Royal Netherlands Air Force Airbus AS532 Cougar helicopters. Photo submitted by Instagram user @martijnvenix using #verticalmag
A Royal Navy AW101 Merlin HC.4 from 846 Naval Air Squadron conducting a confined area landing. Photo submitted by Instagram user @tactical_aviation using #verticalmag
A Columbia Helicopters Boeing CH-47 during aerial fire fighting operations. Photo submitted by Instagram user @fly.guy36 using #verticalmag
A mixed formation of a Spanish Air Force Super Puma and Bundeswehr NH90. Photo submitted by Instagram user @heeresfotograf using #verticalmag
Royal Air Force Chinook conducting sling load operations. Photo submitted by Instagram user @callsign_chandler using #verticalmag
HeliOperations Sea King Mk5 operating in a confined area. Photo submitted by Instagram user @aircraftcrazy using #verticalmag
Chinook HC.5 ZH899 'TUSKER 02' climbing out of Newquay Airport after taking part in supporting the G7 Summit. Photo submitted by Richard Chegwidden via Facebook
A Royal Netherlands Air Force Boeing CH-47F MYII CAAS during Helocast operations with SOF operators. Photo submitted by Instagram user @marco_ferrageau using #verticalmag
Bundeswehr Sikorsky CH-53G refilling a bucket during firefighting operations. Photo submitted by Instagram user @pb_helimedia using #verticalmag
BMI "Christoph 17" Airbus H135 getting airborne. Photo submitted by Nieder-Wolfs-Gruber Photography via Facebook
The Royal Air Force’s search-and-rescue squadron, 84 Squadron, conducting a night training sortie out of RAF Akrotiri with a Griffin HAR2. Photo submitted by Lee Matthews via Facebook
Royal Netherlands Air Force Boeing CH-47D. Photo submitted by Instagram user @matthijsvanosphotography using #verticalmag
An Airbus H145 touches down on a pinnacle in the mountains. Photo submitted by Alberto Betto‎ via Facebook
Bundeswehr Airbus H145 LUH SAR helicopter. Photo submitted by Instagram user @aviation_jb using #verticalmag
A U.S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion. Photo submitted by Instagram user @callsign_chandler using #verticalmag
A trio of Cal Fire Bell UH-1H helicopters. Photo submitted by Instagram user @piper_322 using #verticalmag
A Bundeswehr Airbus H145 helicopter in snowy conditions. Photo submitted by Instagram user @aviation_jb using #verticalmag
A Royal Netherlands Navy NHIndustries NH90 NFH, operating from the HNLMS Johan de Witt. Photo submitted by Instagram user @panicaviation using #verticalmag
A pair of Czech Air Force Mi-24V in close formation. Photo submitted by Instagram user @ebruijn using #verticalmag