Future Outlook Bright as Osprey Flies Through DOD Review
- V-22 tests focus on structures, icing. Kandebo, Stanley W. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/19/1993, Vol. 139 Issue 3, p58
Reports on Bell Boeing's testing of the V-22 aircraft in August 1993. Funding source; Reduction of risks in developing other V-22 aircrafts; Partcipation of the government in the flight test program; Details of testing procedure.
- V-22 end program. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/19/1993, Vol. 139 Issue 3, p60
Reports on the V-22 aircraft engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) program. Completion of a design review in late 1994; Completion of the V-22 envelope expansion; Qualification of alternative configuration for production; Possible site for assembly; Primary test assignments.
- V-22 Osprey aircraft to be deployed in Okinawa after safety tests. // Geo-Strategy Direct;7/11/2012, p5
The article reports on the agreement reached by the U.S. to undertake a series of safety tests of V-22 Osprey transport plane at the Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station in Yamaguchi, Japan in July 2012 before its deployment in Okinawa, Japan.
- Bell Boeing Successfully Tests V-22 Osprey Aerial Refueling Concept. Gormisky, Liz // Defense Daily;9/5/2013, p5
The article reports on the successful testing of the potential use of the V-22 Osprey as an aerial refueling tanker by Bell Boeing, a partnership between Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. and Boeing.
- Mark, Mark. BOWRING, DAN // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May/Jun2014, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p20
The article presents information on flight testing conducted on two MV-22 Osprey military airplanes, UH-1Y, and UH-1N. It is stated that the UH-1Y is easier to fly than the UH-1N, and UH-1N pilots going to fly the UH-1Y have to complete a conversion syllabus. The redesigned UH-1Y cockpit has a...
- Further Hoist and Lift Tests Planned This Spring For V-22 Osprey. Fein, Geoff // Helicopter News;4/4/2006, p5
The article provides information on scheduled tests for the V-22 Osprey aircraft in the U.S. in 2006. The U.S. Navy will conduct fast rope and hoist tests as well as follow-on external load tests on the V-22 to expand its lift capability. The V-22 will be equipped with the Ramp Mounted Weapon...
- AIRSCOOP. // Naval Aviation News;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p6
The article provides various information related to the U.S. naval aviation. On 14 August the East Coast Hawkeye-Greyhound Ball in Norfolk, Virginia, celebrated the E-2 Hawkeye's one-millionth flight hour, as well as the 40th anniversary of the C-2 Greyhound's first flight. Carrier suitability...
- International air transport/Airports and ... // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/9/1987, Vol. 127 Issue 19, p115
According to studies, derivatives of Bell/Boeing V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft will be economically feasible for short-haul operations only if a system of specialized heliports is developed to make passenger access convenient. The studies found tilt-rotor transports could capture up to 10 of...
- Bell/Boeing team rolls out V-22 Osprey... Shifrin, C.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/30/88, Vol. 128 Issue 22, p19
The Bell Helicopter Textron/Boeing Helicopters team rolled out its first V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor prototype aircraft recently. Its first flight is scheduled for about August 15. Five other prototypes in various stages of assembly are due to enter the flight test program at six- to eight-week...