Thanks to @jdsonder for tweeting us the wild shot above from the Tidal Basin.
The Washington Post reports:
“The Army conducted a helicopter
training exercise midday Wednesday in the D.C. region.
The one-hour training flight involved helicopters from the Army Air Operations Group, 12th Aviation Battalion.”
Update from Air & Space Magazine:
“DC: Helicopters will be flying low over the National Mall 12-2pm today; @SmithsonianChan is filming Aerial America.”