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Best UK MoD aviation photos of 2023

A selection of some of the best photos of aviation released by the UK Ministry of Defence taken during 2023.

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Global V-22 Osprey fleet grounded following fatal crash in Japan

A USAF-operated CV-22B Osprey was lost off Yakushima Island, Japan, on November 29, killing all eight airmen on board and resulting in a global operational stand-down of the tiltrotor

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MV-22B Osprey for Microsoft Flight Simulator review

The MV-22 Osprey is a collaboration between two studios: Miltech Simulations and Maryadi. We take a closer look at this rather unusual hybrid helicopter and fixed-wing turboprop.

Osprey touches down in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Miltech Simulations has released the MV-22B Osprey for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

CV-22B remains trapped in Norway as USAF lifts grounding order

Having been grounded for just over two weeks, AFSOC has cleared its 52-strong fleet of Bell Boeing CV-22B Ospreys to fly again, but one example remains trapped on an island in Norway after the tiltrotor was forced to make an emergency landing there on August 12, 2022

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Pilot error cited as cause of MV-22B Osprey crash in Norway

An official USMC investigation into the crash of an MV-22B Osprey in Norway on March 18, 2022, has found that pilot error was the cause of the accident. The results of the Command Investigation were published on August 14

USAF grounds CV-22B Osprey fleet

On August 16, the Commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, Lt Gen Jim Slife directed a safety stand down of all 52 CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft in the fleet

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CMV-22B Osprey: The US Navy's New Carrier Onboard Delivery Aircraft

It is only two years since the US Navy received its first new carrier onboard delivery aircraft. Combat Aircraft Journal reports on its progress

USAF KC-46A in-flight refuels CV-22B for the first time

The USAF’s Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker fleet reached another milestone on June 1, after the type successfully refuelled a CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor in flight for the first time

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Five killed in USMC MV-22B crash

A US Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey crashed in the southern California desert on June 8, killing all personnel on board