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Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey

By Htam

TAM_7227.jpg@ General William J. Fox Airfield, Lancaster, CA

March 2018

A Miramar-based USMC Osprey in the midst of its flight demonstration at the Los Angeles County Airshow.  The Marines have been operational with the MV-22 since June 2007, replacing the Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight which will be retired by 2019.  A total of 360 MV-22 aircraft is planned for the USMC fleet.  The V-22’s speed and range enable personnel and cargo to be transported faster and farther than is possible with legacy helicopters.  Nikon D7100 w/18-200mm.

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