In-Air Fueling Turns the V-22 Osprey Into One Badass Mama Bird

After a bit of a shaky start to its career, the V-22 Osprey is finally coming into its own. Following news that the Marine Corps could be properly arming the tilt-rotor aircraft in the near future, the USMC has announced that it's also considering a modular aerial refueling system for the V-22. » 12/29/14 3:29pm 12/29/14 3:29pm

The interior of the V-22 Osprey could have been used in Aliens

His is Technical Sergeant Edilberto Malave, 'from the 8th Special Operations Squadron flight engineer, conducting a preflight inspection of a CV-22 Osprey on Hurlburt Field, Florida.' But if you tell me it's Vin Diesel entering the set for a new Aliens movie, I will believe you. What an awesome cable mess. » 6/09/14 10:03pm 6/09/14 10:03pm

Osprey Gatling Gun Uses Xbox 360-like Controller

Christian from Defense Tech is at the Modern Day Marine Expo, where instead of having girls in mini-bikinis caressing speedboats and yachts, they have girls in mini-bikinis caressing torpedoes and gatling guns. Like this one on board the Osprey, which uses a controller with the same shape and functionality of an… » 10/03/08 6:45pm 10/03/08 6:45pm

Buy Your Own V22, Kinda: Bell 609 Civilian Tiltrotor Gets Rolled-Out

Forget the improbable promises of the Falx tiltrotor: Bell aircraft has rolled out its 609 civilian tiltrotor for real. Looking and flying like a smaller cousin of the military V22 Osprey, also a Bell vehicle, the 609 will undoubtedly please millionaire business people since it can perform all the rooftop-landing… » 7/17/08 5:58am 7/17/08 5:58am