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US start test flight for Osprey airplane-helicopter hybrid in Japan
Yamaguchi, Japan - Local authorities invited to fly on the tilt-rotor on September 27
On Friday 21 September 2012 the US Marine Corps have started test flights of the MV-22 Osprey airplane-helicopter hybrid in Japan, as reported by local media. The first MV-22 test flight was performed in the US military training airspace codenamed R134 off the coast of Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi prefecture, the "Asahi Shimbun" reported. When the test flights will be over, the 12 Ospreys will be transferred...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency