ROCHESTER - Pilots and crew members of Detachment 1, Company B, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation accommodated the "Black Knight" Parachute Jump Team from West Point Military Academy with a little high-altitude training, July 30 over Geneseo Airport, near Rochester.
The Black Knights, wearing black jump suits, annually train new jump team members by doing single and tandem parachute jumps for familiarization and skill enhancement from as high as 12,500 feet.
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