Photograph of The Prince of Wales who gives the thumbs-up sign to the viewer from inside a helicopter cockpit. He wears a helmet. 'Royal Navy' emblazoned on the side of the Helicopter. Taken at Yeovilton, Somerset.
In September 1974, the Prince joined the Royal Naval Air Station at Yeovilton, where he trained as a helicopter pilot. On completion of his training he joined 845 Squadron, which embarked in HMS Hermes to the Caribbean and east Canadian waters.