This former AH-64A (serial 86-08941) was thoroughly modified into AH-64D. Because of the massive modification, a new serial was applied. The attack helicopter is seen here after it returned from a combat mission over Uruzgan (Afghanistan) were it gave armed support to two CH-47F Chinooks.
Panning with helicopters, always a challenge in photography. This one worked out well, Q-08 during a low-pass over the runway of its homebase Gilze Rijen. 301sq took over the squadron traditions of the once 314sq "Redskins", known as a F-84F, NF-5A/B and later F-16A/B squadron that was disbanded in 1995. The 301 squadron "Redskins" was founded on 31 January 1997, and continued their operations with the AH-64D attack helicopter.