V-22 Osprey

Old warriors never die: US Navy Surging C-2A Greyhound COD aircraft as V-22 Groundings Continue

Old warriors never die: US Navy Surging C-2A Greyhound COD aircraft as V-22 Groundings Continue

Uncertainty of the return of the V-22 tiltrotor Air Boss Vice Adm. Daniel Cheever, the head of US naval aviation,… Read More

2 weeks ago

USAF Special Operations CV-22 Osprey stuck in the nature reserve on a Norwegian island has been lifted out

On Sep. 27, 2022 the USAF Special Operations CV-22 Osprey from 7th Special Operations Squadron ‘Aircommandos,’ at RAF Mildenhall, UK,… Read More

1 year 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

Fleet Readiness Center East completes work on first MHX-1 Green Top MV-22B Osprey

Fleet Readiness Center East opened a new chapter of service as it completed work on the first of the fleet… Read More

2 years ago

The Bell Boeing V-22 has logged more than 600,000 Flight-hours: Demand for unique tiltrotor capabilities pushes Osprey fleet to record usage

“The 600,000 flight-hours represent countless tactical, logistical and humanitarian assistance missions,” Kurt Fuller, Bell V-22 vice president and Bell Boeing… 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

Japanese Self-Defense Forces began V-22 flight operations marking the first international partner to fly the US military aircraft

To make this happen, various members of the V-22 community came together including Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Fleet Readiness… Read More

3 years ago

Impressive video shows Swedish pilot doing crazy stunts with his Sea Knight helicopter during an Air Show

Although the pilot (as well as the whole crew) showed impressive skill in flying his Sea Knight helicopter, we can’t… Read More

3 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

First CMV-22B Osprey for fleet operations delivered to the US Navy

The V-22 is based at Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego.… 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

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

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

ISRAELI AIR FORCE COULD BUY CH-53K KING STALLION HELICOPTER INSTEAD OF V-22 OSPREY TILTROTOR

An other potential candidate to replace the Israeli air force's aged CH-53s by around 2025 include Sikorsky's new CH-53K Flight… Read More

6 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

6 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