U.S. Military Expands Limits On V-22s Over Clutch Issues


Maintenance crew service a CV-22 Osprey aircraft engine.

Credit: U.S. Air Force/Maxwell Daigle
An expanded subset of the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey fleet faces a new time-limit restriction on a mechanical system linked to a 13-year-long series of in-flight failures that often lead to hazardous emergency landings. The time-limit restriction now applies to the input quill assemblies inside the...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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