tilt-rotor aircraft

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

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

11 months ago

A USAF Special Operations CV-22 Osprey is stuck in the nature reserve on a Norwegian island since it made an emergency landing there in August

Since the event, the CV-22 Osprey is stuck on the island as repairs onsite are thought to be impossible. A… Read More

2 years 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

Civic group based in Tokyo is complaining about USAF CV-22 Osprey flights with machine gun mounted on ramp

Of the CV-22 Osprey flights that were witnessed flying over residential areas in the year starting at the end of… Read More

3 years ago

USAF CV-22 Osprey’s downwash blows away rubber matting of hospital’s landing pad

The massive propellers were too much for the matting that covers the helipad though which was sent flying when the… Read More

3 years ago

Major nacelle redesign effort for Air Force Special Operations Command’s CV-22 Ospreys

The Naval Air Systems Command awarded Bell Boeing an $81 million contract to develop, design and install nacelle modification kits… Read More

3 years ago

You have to watch this video of a CV-22 Osprey generating propeller vortices and bowing to salute photographers while making off-base landings

The awesome video in this post features a CV-22 Osprey from 7th Special Operation Squadron, assigned to 352nd Special Operation… Read More

4 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

400th production V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft delivered to AFSOC

The Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) received its 53rd CV-22 Osprey on Jun. 2, 2020 marking the 400th delivery of a… Read More

4 years ago

Here’s Bell V-247 Vigilant unmanned tilt-rotor full-scale mock-up

The V-247 Vigilant is an unmanned, armed tilt-rotor that Bell hopes to offer to the USMC for the latter’s Marine… Read More

6 years ago

FIRST U.S. ARMY PILOT FLIES V-280 VALOR

During his V-280 flight, Chief Warrant Officer 3, Tom Wiggins performed Hover In Ground Effect repositioning, pattern flight and roll-on landings… 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

FOOTAGE SHOWS BELL V-280 VALOR TILTROTOR “TURNING” ITS ROTORS FOR THE FIRST TIME

The V-280 Valor will undergo a series of functional tests running all aircraft systems and flight controls in preparation for… Read More

7 years ago

USMC MV-22B OSPREY DESTROYED AFTER HAVING MADE A HARD LANDING IN SYRIA

Two U.S. service members on board the MV-22B Osprey were injured and required medical attention As reported by The Washington… 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