The hunk has landed.
Like Prince William and Kate Middleton earlier this year, Prince Harry has touched down in the great state of California. But unlike his brother and sister-in-law, he’ll be here for two months instead of two days, and for much different reasons.
The helicopter pilot arrived at an El Centro, Calif., air force base for intense training.
Prince Harry, who flies Apache helicopters, will be spending about a month there before heading to Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field in southern Arizona.
Capt. Harry Wales, as he is known in the Army Air Corps, is abroad for training known as Exercise Crimson Eagle, designed to hone a pilot’s attack skills.
“After this, he will be pretty much completed with his Apache training,” a Buckingham palace source says. “[Then] Harry will be assigned to an Apache squadron and the issue of deployment will rest with the Ministry of Defense.”
In uniform, he’s just like any other serviceman. But he’s still royal. Harry will have support staff, command crews and others traveling alongside him.