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First CV-22 Flying Crew Chief Program, 06-May-19 : #Osprey US Air Force’ Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron 752d SOAMXS based at Mildenhall, UK held a ceremony to celebrate the first CV-22B Osprey flying crew chief program

Marines VMM-268 Ospreys in Trans-Pacific Flight, 06-May-19 : #TransPacific Four MV-22B Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-268 completed a trans-Pacific flight from Okinawa, Japan to MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii air-refueling from KC-130J Hercules

USAF Osprey Deployed to Romania, 08-Apr-19 : US Air Force’ 7th Special Operation Squadron (7th SOS) based at RAF Mildenhall, UK deployed its CV-22B Ospreys to Bacau, Romania for training with the Romanian Special Operation Forces

Three Decades with the V-22 Osprey, 19-Mar-19 : #Osprey Since first flight in 1989, the world’s first production tiltrotor delivers capabilities that no other aircraft can match. So far, more than 375 Bell/Boeing V-22 delivered to USMC and USAF have accumulated more than 450,000 flight hours.

Night External Lifting Training with Osprey, 21-Jan-19 : #NightLanding Marines with the Landing Support Company of 3rd Marine Logistics Group (3rd MLG) conducted external lift training at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan using VMM-265’ MV-22B Osprey aircraft

Bell Boeing Awarded Contract for First CMV-22B, 02-Jan-19 : #CMV22B Bell Boeing awarded contract for 3 CMV-22B for the US Navy carrier onboard delivery (COD) mission to be delivered by October 2023. Part of $4 billion order for 39 Ospreys announced last June

Osprey and Sea Dragon on HMS Queen Elizabeth, 11-Oct-18 : #HMSQE Part of her first flight trials (Westlant 18) underway in U.S. eastern coast, HMS Queen Elizabeth received an MV-22B Osprey and a MH-53E Sea Dragon on board

Future of US Navy Onboard Delivery Missions, 21-Aug-18 : The US Navy will replace the COD transport C-2A Greyhound with the Osprey tilt-rotor. The CMV-22 specialized variant is expected to achieve IOC by 2021. Test squadron HX-21 conducted trials aboard CVN-77

V-22 Osprey Commemorated Historic Year, 25-Jul-18 : #milestone The Bell/Boeing V-22 Osprey celebrates production stability beyond 2024

Osprey Engines Maintenance by StandardAero, 18-Jul-18 : FIA 2018 StandardAero first MRO of Rolls-Royce T406 / AE 1107C engine at the company’s Maryville, Tennessee facility. Represents the beginning of a 20-year, multi-engine agreement signed in April

Osprey in Iraq and Syria with the CTJF-OIR, 17-Jul-18 : #deployment The Marine Expeditionary Unit 26th MEU deployed to Iraq with MV-22B Ospreys in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CTJF-OIR) conducting maintenance in theatre

First Flight for All US Navy Crew in Osprey, 16-Jul-18 : #milestone Historic flight for the US Navy. For the first time an Osprey tilt-rotor has been flown by an all-Navy crew

Navy COD CMV-22B Osprey Production Starts, 29-Jun-18 : #contract Bell Boeing awarded $4B contract for 78 Ospreys including 39 CMV-22B for US Navy and 4 MV-22B for Japan. Deliveries expected to be completed in 2024

Ballistic Protection System Panel Sets for V-22 Osprey, 18-Jun-18 : #aircraft MACRO Industries to provide 200 Ballistic Protection System panel sets and single floor spares for the V-22 Osprey

USMC MV-22 Ospreys CC-RAM Program, 31-Jan-18 : Bell/Boeing awarded contract to upgrade USMC’ existing Osprey tilt-rotors Block B to Block C in support of the V-22 Common Configuration-Readiness and Modernization (CC-RAM) Program

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