Controversial Spec-Ops Tiltrotor Crashes in Afghanistan | Danger Room | Wired.com
Posted by: georgejmyersjr | 04/9/10 | 12:21 pm |
Saw a “flock” of these on the airfield at Quantico, VA 3 years ago, working in archeology, off the Iwo Jima Trail, just before they left for Iraq. Terribly, then, 33 students were killed. Didn’t know that they were also headed for Afghanistan. “Marine 1″ leaves and is serviced from there, Maryland owns the Potomac River, an island there, John Lennon considered buying.
Posted by: georgejmyersjr | 04/13/10 | 9:35 am |
I’ve seen a design scenario where these are replaced with four rotors and carry more troops, than, say Chinooks. Reportedly a more stable design with more advanced electronic “fly-by-wire” and computers.