Scorpion aerobatic team
|Grupa Akrobacyjna Skorpion|
Skorpion Team during demo flight
|Active||1999 - present|
|Branch||Polish Land Forces|
|Role||Aerobatic flight demonstration team|
|Attack helicopter||4x Mi-24|
Grupa Akrobacyjna Skorpion ("Scorpion" Aerobatic team) is an aerobatic demonstration team of the Aviation of Polish Land Forces, flying 4 Mil Mi-24 Helicopters, and one of very few helicopter aerobatic teams in the world. Originally formed in 1999 in 49th combat helicopters regiment in Pruszcz Gdański, the team made its début in 1999 at an air picnic in Pruszcz Gdański, and later performed in 1999 Radom Air Show.
Currently, the team is suspended, as some of its pilots are on duty in Afghanistan.
The Scorpion is one of 2 aerobatic teams in the world flying on Mi-24.
- http://www.49psb.mil.pl/ - official page of 49th Battle Helicopters Regiment
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TP8IIE1RiI - Scorpion promotion video