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Tag: MV-22 Osprey

Check out these cool photos of A-10 Hogs escorting MV-22 Osprey over Hawaii
MV-22 and A-10 Thunderbolt IIs conducted training consisting of a simulated tactical recovery of aircraft personnel scenario and a combat search and rescue scenario Taken on Feb. 26, 2019 the cool photos in this post features U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 442nd Fighter Wing, Whiteman Air Force...
U.S. Navy accelerating sunset of C-2 and deployment of CMV-22B
Work is expected to be completed in October 2023 The U.S. Navy has given the Bell Boeing Joint Project Office a $366 million contract for three CMV-22Bs and two MV-22Bs. Work is expected to be completed in October 2023. Noteworthy there are three main...
U.S. Navy accelerating sunset of C-2 and deployment of CMV-22B
"The C-2 aircraft are 30 years old and were nowhere near where we want it to be in terms of operational availability," Rear Adm. Scott Conn The U.S. Navy has accelerated the sunset of the C-2 Greyhound Carrier Onboard Delivery (COD) aircraft, from 2027 to 2024, Rear Adm. Scott Conn, director of air warfare on the chief of naval operations’...
Bell Boeing modifies USMC MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft to boost their readiness
The Marines have multiple configurations of the aircraft across its inventory. This effort will reduce MV-22 fleet configurations by modifying block “B” aircraft to the block “C” configuration The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey team is embarking on a modification effort with the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) that will improve readiness and reliability of the fleet of tilt-rotor aircraft. The Bell Boeing...
USMC CH-53 that made an emergency landing in empty field in Okinawa had an in-flight engine fire
No injuries were reported among the seven crewmembers aboard the CH-53 On Oct. 11, 2017 a U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) CH-53 helicopter from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 (HMH-462) made an emergency landing in an empty field near Higashi village, Okinawa, after having experienced an in-flight engine fire. According to The Japan Times no injuries were reported among the seven crewmembers...
Japan ordered the Osprey back in 2014 and will take delivery of 17 aircraft The first V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor for Japan will be handed over to the nation this September, Marine Col. Dan Robinson, the V-22 Joint Program Manager, disclosed at the Paris airshow. Japan ordered the Osprey back in 2014 and will take delivery of 17 aircraft. According to Military.com he...
In order to learn about the mindset needed to become a crew chief, Miyazaki has been learning the ground service and knowledge aspect of the Osprey History is in the making as Sgt. 1st Class Midsru Miyazaki is currently undergoing training with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMMT) 204 at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River and he is on...
Originally the first three Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft were slated to arrive in the second half of 2017 with an additional seven aircraft scheduled to arrive by 2021 Taken on Mar. 10, 2017 in the Philippine Sea the beautiful photo in this post shows an MV-22B Osprey assigned to the "Flying Tigers" of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 taking off...
Arriving aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Marine One was escorted by U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft Taken on Mar. 2, 2017 the interesting photos in this post show President of the United States (POTUS) Donald J. Trump arriving aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) on Marine One for a tour of the ship. The president...
This training mission was the first time in U.S. Air Force history that 10, CV-22s flew in formation simultaneously Taken on Feb. 3, 2017, the impressive video in this post features four CV-22s from the 20th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) at Cannon Air Force Base (AFB) and 6 from the 8th SOS at Hurlburt Field flying in formation over Hurlburt...