Haze Gray Photo Feature
Flight Deck Details
A general view of Vancouver's stern.
The flight deck is the green area, with the hangar at left and a working
deck for mooring lines at right.
Looking up the flight deck from the stern, directly along the centerline.
The track in the flight deck is for the helicopter hauldown system, which
is used to land and secure the helo and move it into the hangar in heavy
The view over the stern from the flight deck, with the helo hauldown
system in the foreground.
The helicopter control station is located on the port side, two decks
above the flight deck, adjacent to the hangar.
This second control station is located on the starboard side of the flight
A general view looking into the hangar from the flight deck.
Although the hangar appears large, it will be very cramped when a single
Sea King helicopter is aboard.
The corresponding view looking aft from the forward end of the hangar.
The helo hauldown system, stowed at the forward end of the hangar.
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