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Farnborough 2016: GECO (Air) flying with Puma

15th July 2016 - 09:03 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Farnborough


Operated by the Royal Air Force's (RAF's) Puma Force Inzpire’s GECO (Air) mission support system (MSS) has been showcased at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA 2016).

Chris Greenwood, Squadron Leader of 230 Squadron, explained how the RAF Puma Force were currently operating GECO (Air) MSS across all of its sorties during training, exercises and operations. The MSS has also been utilised in Afghanistan for mission planning.

Greenwood said the MSS provides the crew with ‘great spatial awareness’ and can be strapped to the leg of the pilot to enable a ‘quick picture of what’s going on’, while the other

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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