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U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013.
U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013.
U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)
A pair of U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawks flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013.
A pair of U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawks flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013.
U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013.
U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013.
U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook flies over Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook taxis to its parking sport at Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013.
U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook taxis to its parking sport at Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)
U.S.  Army CH-47 Chinook taxis backwards from its parking spot at Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. The backwards taxi while pivoting on a corner rear landing gear is a difficult and unusual maneuver.
U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook taxis backwards from its parking spot at Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. The backwards taxi while pivoting on a corner rear landing gear is a difficult and unusual maneuver. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)
U.S.  Army CH-47 Chinook taxis backwards from its parking spot at Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. The backwards taxi while pivoting on a corner rear landing gear is a difficult and unusual maneuver.
U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook taxis backwards from its parking spot at Camp Humphreys, South Korea on Oct. 10, 2013. The backwards taxi while pivoting on a corner rear landing gear is a difficult and unusual maneuver. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)

A variety of helicopters filled the skies on Thursday afternoon at Camp Humphreys in South Korea, including a CH-47 Chinook, which practiced taxiing backwards from its parking spot. The backwards taxi while pivoting on a corner rear landing gear is a difficult and unusual maneuver, according to those in attendance.

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