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Tilt-rotors: another Osprey (hybrid, airplane-helicopter) crashed in Japan. Five wounded
Okinawa, Japan - Tokyo protests and asks again the grounding pending on the explanations on the causes
Another MV-22B Osprey crashed last Tuesday in shallow sea waters off shore of Okinawa (east of Nago city), in Japan. And it is only the last of a series of crashes that have seen involved these aircraft of the Aviation of the US Marine Corps. Osprey is a hybrid aircraft able to take off as a helicopter and to fly (but also land) as an airplane thanks to the swinging "wings": here the definition in...
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