MV-22 Osprey

Marine Infantry Rifleman tells why (except the VH-60 White Hawks flown by HMX-1) the USMC doesn’t use the Black Hawk Multirole Helicopter

Marine Infantry Rifleman tells why (except the VH-60 White Hawks flown by HMX-1) the USMC doesn’t use the Black Hawk Multirole Helicopter

The Black Hawk Multirole Helicopter The Black Hawk is the military's most versatile helicopter, suited for a variety of missions,… Read More

3 months ago

US Government sues city of San Diego over DHC-6 Twin Otter skydiving plane that hit a parked USMC MV-22 Osprey at Brown Field

The federal government is suing the city of San Diego over an incident in which a skydiving plane rolled and… Read More

12 months ago

AFSOC Grounds CV-22 Osprey Fleet after two incidents of “hard clutch engagement” in the past six weeks

A hard clutch engagement involves the clutch connecting the rotor gear box to the engine slipping, then catching hard, causing… Read More

2 years ago

USMC Osprey that crashed in Norway made a series of maneuvers at low altitude that exceeded the maximum angle-of-bank for an MV-22B

The USMC has determined that the crash of a MV-22B Osprey, call sign “Ghost 31”, in Norway on Mar. 18,… Read More

2 years ago

Former Marine Infantry Rifleman explains why (except the VH-60 White Hawks flown by HMX-1) the USMC doesn’t use the Black Hawk Multirole Helicopter

One of the few military branches that does not use the iconic Black Hawk helicopter is the US Marine Corps.… Read More

2 years ago

Sale of 8 MV-22 Osprey tilt rotor aircraft to Indonesian Army approved

The proposed sale of MV-22 tilt rotor aircraft will enhance Indonesia’s humanitarian and disaster relief capabilities and support amphibious operations.… Read More

4 years ago

USMC Offers Former Reserve Pilots $30K to Return to Service

Priority will be given to former F/A-18 Hornet and MV-22B Osprey drivers, along with KC-130 Hercules aircraft commanders. The US Marine Corps (USMC) offered former Reserve… Read More

4 years ago

Here’s the First Photo of First US Navy CMV-22B Osprey COD Aircraft

Clearly visible in the photo is the structural modification to the CMV-22B, the enlarged fuel tank extensions to the forward… Read More

4 years ago

Israel could be the Next Customer for the V-22 Osprey

Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, chief of staff of the Israeli Defense Forces, decided that it has an operational need for… Read More

5 years ago

Check out video and photos of Elephant Walk conducted by USMC MV-22Bs and CH-53Es to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Twenty seven MV-22Bs and 16 CH-53Es with MAG 16, 3rd MAW, lined up as part of the mass flight at… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

5 years ago

U.S. Navy to buy three more CMV-22Bs

Work is expected to be completed in October 2023 The U.S. Navy has given the Bell Boeing Joint Project Office… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

6 years ago

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… Read More

6 years ago

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)… Read More

7 years ago

JAPAN TO RECEIVE ITS FIRST V-22 OSPREY TILT-ROTOR AIRCRAFT IN SEPTEMBER

Japan ordered the Osprey back in 2014 and will take delivery of 17 aircraft The first V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor for… Read More

7 years ago

Sgt. 1st CLASS MIDSRU MIYAZAKI WILL BE FIRST JAPANESE MV-22 OSPREY CREW CHIEF

In order to learn about the mindset needed to become a crew chief, Miyazaki has been learning the ground service… Read More

7 years ago