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Official Photos - USAF Osprey
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Subject: Two CV-22B - 418th FLTS Det. 1 - Serial #164941 (Trailing Ship)
Location: Edwards AFB, CA
Date: 4/19/2004
Credit: James Haseltine / USAF

Notes: Two Osprey assigned to the 412th Test Wing fly in formation over Edwards AFB. The trailing unit in dark gray was originally an MV-22B, and part of a lot of six development aircraft delivered to the Navy/Marines for testing.


Subject: CV-22B - 418th FLTS Det. 1 - Serial #164941
Location: Edwards AFB, CA
Date: 2004
Credit: Kevin Kidd / USAF

Notes: Osprey #4941 fires countermeasures from one of the rear canisters, while over the PIRA.


Subject: CV-22B - 418th FLTS Det. 1 - Serial #164941
Location: Edwards AFB, CA
Date: 8/?/2003
Credit: James Haseltine / USAF

Notes: "Osprey 9" is seen flying over the Edwards range. This CV-22 returned to flight on 8/14/2003 after undergoing two years of modifications.


Subject: CV-22B - Bell/Boeing - Serial #?
Location: Amarillo, TX
Date: 4/3/2004
Credit: USAF

Notes: A CV-22 fuselage is unloaded from NASA's "Super Guppy" aircraft in Amarillo, TX. Bell will complete final assembly by adding the wings and nacelles. From there it will join the Osprey test fleet at Edwards.


Subject: CV-22B - 412th TW 418th FLTS Det 1- Serial #164939
Location: Edwards AFB, CA
Date: 9/11/2002
Credit: Brad White & Jim Shryne / USAF

Notes: The CV-22B returns to flight for the first time since the Osprey fleet was grounded in 2000.


Subject: CV-22B - 412th TW 418th FLTS Det 1- Serial #?
Location: Edwards AFB, CA
Date: 10/?/2002
Credit: Rob Bardua / USAF

Notes: An Osprey assigned to the 418th FLTS is removed from the Benefield Anechoic Facility after completing 8 weeks of electronic warfare testing.




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