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Hybrid airplane-helicopter Osprey to arrive in Japan on 23 July
Washington, USA - Japanese minister of Defense is considering to take a ride on it to prove its safety
The United States have communicated to the Japanese authorities that the arrive of the first twelve V-22 Osprey aircraft (an airplane-helicopter hybrid) will arrive at the US Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture on July 23, despite persistent protests regarding the aircraft safety record. The V-22s are currently travelling to Asia on a transport vessel. The Pentagon planned to...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency