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Squadron Leader Mike Gallagher from RAF Benson is leading the exercise.
He says the three week course helps equip some of the country's best helicopter pilots with advanced skills in warfare.
Jet pilot, Major Denis Dubravcik, from the Czech Air Force, is among the international crews taking part in the exercise.
Military aircrew from as far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic are in North Yorkshire as part of an exercise to prepare British crews for war.
Royal Air Force helicopters and fast jets are involved in the training at RAF Leeming, where pilots are gaining advanced skills in air warfare.
The base was chosen because it is close to the North Sea and training areas like Otterburn.
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Military aircrew from as far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic are in North Yorkshire for an exercise.