Qualified Maintainers Key Driver Of Ability To Ramp Up V-22 Training

By Gabe Starosta / May 12, 2014 at 3:31 PM
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, NC -- The Marine Corps and Air Force will have to address a shortage of qualified maintainers -- a longstanding issue within the V-22 Osprey community -- if they hope to increase their student training rates as planned. Basic Osprey flight training for both services is overseen by Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron 204 (VMMT-204), located at Marine Corps Air Station New River, NC. The squadron trains about 115 Marine students and roughly two-dozen...

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