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V-22 Osprey

Country of Origin: USA


The V-22 Osprey is a vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL) aircraft developed for a variety of missions. It is designed to combine the independence from airfields and the hovering capability of helicopters with the relatively high speed of conventional aircraft.

The V-22 design evolved from the Bell XV-15 technology demonstration aircraft with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps taking the lead in developing the definitive V-22 aircraft. Intended uses include assault/transport,...

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