Beware of rotors!

Challenge #12 in the The sky is the limit series. Hosted by alex326.
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Helicopters and rotating wing aircraft. The actual aircraft must be the subject of the picture and it should take at least 10% of the area of the picture. Try to upload a good quality shot and stay with the theme.
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Merlin is the No 1 submarine-hunting helicopter. The shot was taken on the 19th November 2012 whilst the HMS Illustrious (Lusty) was entering the grand harbour in the Island of Malta.
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Submitted: Friday, 30th November, 2012 20:49 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 19th November, 2012
Focal length: 131.2 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F5.4
ISO: 50
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