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V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor deploys refuelling equipment in flight test

Patuxent River, Usa - The aircraft can fly horizontally like an airplane and take off and land like a helicopter

The Bell Boeing V-22 Program, a strategic alliance between Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. and Boeing, has successfully completed an initial test of the V-22 Osprey performing as an aerial refueling tanker. Adding this capability to the tiltrotor aircraft would further advance its versatility in combat, humanitarian and ship-based operations. In the August demonstration over north Texas, a V-22 equipped...

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