usa Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261

US Marine Corps


2008 to present    

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261
Raging Bulls, tail code EM.

On April 10, 2008, VMM-261 transitioned to the MV-22 Osprey after 42 years of flying the venerable CH-46 Sea Knight as HMM-261

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

Marines MV-22 Osprey First Landing on Dutch Ship, 15-Jun-15 : A VMM-261 Osprey made the first landing on a Royal Netherlands Navy ship. Support ship HNLMS Karel Doorman (A833) conduct interoperability tests near MCAS New River, NC on June 12


2008/nowMCAS New RiverKNCA

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2008/nowv-22 Osprey

Construction Numbers for VMM-261 Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
D0030 mv-22b 165844 : w/o 11apr12 24MEU VMM-261 /EM-11 USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7) crash at Tan Tan pro+
D0045 mv-22b 165944 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0045, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 165944, unk; xfer +
D0040 mv-22b 165956 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0040, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 165956, unk; xfer +
D0057 mv-22b 166390 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0057, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166390, unk; xfer +
D0085 mv-22b 166691 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0085, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166691, u+
D0091 mv-22b 2007 166722 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0091, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166722, 2007; xfer+
D0096 mv-22b 2007 166731 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0096, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166731, 2007; xfer+
D0098 mv-22b 2007 166733 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0098, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166733, 2007; xfer+
D0099 mv-22b 2007 166734 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0099, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166734, 2007; xfer+
D0101 mv-22b 2007 166736 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0101, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166736, 2007; xfer+
D0102 mv-22b 2007 166737 : USMC 2007; VMM-162 /YS-00, unk; 10Nov10 as VMM-261 /EM-05
D0104 mv-22b 2008 166739 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0104, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166739, 2008; xfer+
D0105 mv-22b 2008 166740 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0105, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166740, 2008; xfer+
D0106 mv-22b 2008 166741 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0106, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166741, 2008; xfer+
D0107 mv-22b 2008 166742 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0107, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166742, 2008; xfer+
D0108 mv-22b 2008 166743 : 17jun11 visit Nashville VMM-261 /EM-01
: 29jul11 noted asg VMM-261 near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
D0109 mv-22b 2008 166744 : 12-17sep15 VMM-261./EM-15 tdy Spangdahlem
: 30dec15 VMM-261./EM-15 at Cannes
D0130 mv-22b 2010 167919 : USMC; 2010 VMM-261 /EM-00
D0134 mv-22b 2010 168004 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0134, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 168004, 2010; xfer+
: USMC; 17jun11 visit Nashville VMM-261./EM-03
D0180 mv-22b 168230 : 12-17sep15 VMM-261./EM-01 tdy Spangdahlem
: 30dec15 VMM-261./EM-01 at Cannes
D0193 mv-22b 168243 : 12-17sep15 VMM-261./EM-06 tdy Spangdahlem
: 30dec15 VMM-261./EM-06 at Cannes
D0208 mv-22b 2013 168291 : 06oct15 as VMM-261 /EM-03 asg SPMAGTF-CR-AF, Moron, Spain
D0210 mv-22b 2013 168293 : Oct15 pictured and video as VMM-261 /EM-04 landing on HMLNS Johan de Witt +
D0252 mv-22b 168349 : USMC; 11jul17 asg VMM-261 maintainers struck by lightning on the flight li+
D0254 mv-22b 168351 : USMC; Jan15 VMM-261 /EM-02
D0257 mv-22b 168602 : USMC; 2017 VMM-261 /EM-13, deploy SPMAGTF-CR-AF
D0270 mv-22b 168615 : USMC; Jul17 VMM-261 /EM-17, deploy SPMAGTF-CR-AF
D0273 mv-22b 168618 : USMC; 2016 VMM-261 /EM-08; 2017 SPMAGTF-CR-AF
D0277 mv-22b 168622 : USMC; 2017 VMM-261 /EM-10, deploy SPMAGTF-CR-AF
D0281 mv-22b 168626 : USMC; Jul17 VMM-261 /EM-07, deploy SPMAGTF-CR-AF
D0285 mv-22b 168630 : USMC; 2016 VMM-261 /EM-14
31 serials found for VMM-261


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