The four MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopters attached to Air Station Kodiak conducted the two hour flight in 17 mph winds with snow squalls and temperatures in the 30s.
Formation flights train general aircraft handling skills as well as skills that aircrews use when conducting multi-ship vertical insertion operations of Maritime Safety and Security Team boarding teams.
Further photos can be found at the US Coast Guard website, thanks to PA1 Sara Francis and PA3 Charly Hengen.
How awesome are these?!