Navy Pushing 'Envelope' Of V-22 Takeoffs, Landings On Aircraft Carrier

By Justin Doubleday / October 9, 2015 at 6:19 PM
The Navy is in the midst of flying the V-22 Osprey from the aircraft carrier Eisenhower (CVN-69) to "expand the envelope" of how the tiltrotor aircraft can take off and land on a carrier. The Navy is planning to use the V-22 as its new carrier onboard delivery (COD) platform in the future, but the ongoing flight tests on the warship are not in support of the COD requirement, according to Naval Air Systems Command spokesman Billy Ray Brown. "An...

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