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Old 08-04-2011, 12:23 PM   #18 (permalink)
gone-ot
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...thanks, I *didn't* know the USAF had "bought into" the program. It has had a l-o-n-g and controversial development, marred by many, many accidents and problems.

...one Marine detachment is at MCAS Yuma, AZ, (our hometown) and that crash happened at the Marana, AZ, airport just up/across I-10 highway from our house.

...there was a lot of "hate & discontent" expressed by helo pilots who didn't want anything to do with the MV-22 "Osprey," because of it's litany of problems.

USMC fielded in 2000
USAF fielded in 2009

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