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Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2015, 13:32
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

US said to have approved sale to Israel of...

US said to have approved sale to Israel of Ospreys, capable of reaching Iran | The Times of Israel...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2015, 14:27
Replies: 73
Views: 48,413
Posted By 21stCentury

Just heard the second pilot was H.M. A great...

Just heard the second pilot was H.M. A great person and outstanding pilot. The program will go on and succeed, but the loss of these two today is absolutely devastating to all involved.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2015, 14:01
Replies: 73
Views: 48,413
Posted By 21stCentury

Deepest sympathies to the families, friends, and...

Deepest sympathies to the families, friends, and colleagues of the two pilots. Pietro's dedication and long standing involvement in the program is second to none. Both will be missed...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2015, 16:17
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

Test Pilots Say AW609 is Easy to Fly | Business...

Test Pilots Say AW609 is Easy to Fly | Business Aviation: Aviation International News (http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2015-03-04/test-pilots-say-aw609-easy-fly)
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2015, 14:32
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

Not true, in fact just the opposite. For example,...

Not true, in fact just the opposite. For example, our AW139s carry 2,767 lbs standard fuel that provides a range of 437nm, while the 609 carries 2,480 lbs standard that gives it a range of 720 nm....
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2015, 14:05
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

NWS, This aircraft will definitely fill a...

NWS,

This aircraft will definitely fill a niche as it can do things that no other aircraft can do. It has a max cruise speed of 275kts and a range with aux tanks of up to 1100 nm. It will never...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2015, 08:04
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

No John, fortunately nothing at all like the...

No John, fortunately nothing at all like the problems they had with the V-22. The Osprey with its 6,150 SHP Rolls Royce AE1107C engines vent the exhaust directly out the bottom of the nacelle when in...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2015, 07:38
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

You would not want to stand next to the outer...

You would not want to stand next to the outer side of the nacelles for an extended period when the engines are running as the exhaust duct from the PT6C-67A faces downward toward the deck when in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2015, 07:23
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

The width of the 609, proprotor tip to proprotor...

The width of the 609, proprotor tip to proprotor tip, is 60 feet (hence the 'D' value). Pilots have a good visual of the stiff proprotor blades which are about 15 feet above the deck causing no...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Mar 2015, 19:38
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

The 'D' value of the 609 is about the same as a...

The 'D' value of the 609 is about the same as a Bell 212 (60ft vs. 58ft) which has been operating to rigs and platforms around the world for decades. The advantage of the 609 is that the pilots can...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Mar 2015, 05:42
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

Aviation Today :: AgustaWestland Begins...

Aviation Today :: AgustaWestland Begins Production Phase of AW609 Tiltrotor...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2015, 10:50
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

Search And Rescue: Arab Ally In Fight Against...

Search And Rescue: Arab Ally In Fight Against ISIS Demands U.S. Deploy V-22 Osprey - Forbes...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2015, 05:25
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

No V-22s, then No Bombing ISIS...

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/04/world/middleeast/united-arab-emirates-key-us-ally-in-isis-effort-disengaged-in-december.html?emc=edit_tnt_20150203&nlid=18719806&tntemail0=y
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Dec 2014, 06:12
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

Aviation Today :: The AW609 Tilt Rotor: 2014?s...

Aviation Today :: The AW609 Tilt Rotor: 2014?s Best Ride?? (http://www.aviationtoday.com/the-checklist/The-AW609-Tilt-Rotor-2014s-Best-Ride_83577.html#.VH62s2dxmAg)
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Nov 2014, 10:03
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

Japan picks MV-22 Osprey for tilt-rotor aircraft...

Japan picks MV-22 Osprey for tilt-rotor aircraft purchase - News - Stripes (http://www.stripes.com/news/japan-picks-mv-22-osprey-for-tilt-rotor-aircraft-purchase-1.315374)
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Nov 2014, 06:16
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

FHruitloops, We won't listen to you, nobody...

FHruitloops,

We won't listen to you, nobody ever does... Your limitations are far greater than just military aircraft as demonstrated by virtually every one of your posts on this thread. Your...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2014, 07:20
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

AFSOC reveals details of aborted South Sudan...

AFSOC reveals details of aborted South Sudan rescue mission - IHS Jane's 360 (http://www.janes.com/article/41630/afsoc-reveals-details-of-aborted-south-sudan-rescue-mission)
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2014, 05:07
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

Boots on the Ground in Iraq Again...

US moves Osprey troop transports to northern Iraq


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Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2014, 10:00
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

Here's How US Marines Evacuate An Embassy In A...

Here's How US Marines Evacuate An Embassy In A Hostile Country | Business Insider (http://www.businessinsider.com.au/marines-evacuate-embassy-in-tripoli-2014-7)
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2014, 10:42
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

Ready or not, Japan wants to buy the Pentagon?s...

Ready or not, Japan wants to buy the Pentagon?s controversial Osprey aircraft - The Washington Post...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2014, 10:33
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

That will likely be true, although it will not be...

That will likely be true, although it will not be a "V-22 replacement." Bell calls the V-280 a "3rd generation tiltrotor" following the V-22 as the 1st and 609 which is to be the 2nd. I'm sure there...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2014, 18:52
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

Why The Osprey Is The Future Of The US Military -...

Why The Osprey Is The Future Of The US Military - Business Insider (http://www.businessinsider.com/why-the-osprey-is-the-future-of-the-us-military-2014-6)
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2014, 16:27
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

I'm sure those responding to you will not 'shoot...

I'm sure those responding to you will not 'shoot at you' as happens on other threads (US taxpayers are not footing the bill for this aircraft). In general easy answers to your question as using jet...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Apr 2014, 18:15
Replies: 147
Views: 56,535
Posted By 21stCentury

AgustaWestland completes autorotation trials for...

AgustaWestland completes autorotation trials for AW609 program | Vertical Magazine - The Pulse of the Helicopter Industry (http://www.verticalmag.com/news/article/27426#.U1lSozZfqUk)
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2014, 17:15
Replies: 621
Views: 130,954
Posted By 21stCentury

HII delivers new class amphibious assault ship to...

HII delivers new class amphibious assault ship to US Navy - IHS Jane's 360 (http://www.janes.com/article/36706/hii-delivers-new-class-amphibious-assault-ship-to-us-navy)
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