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V-22 Osprey angles toward aerial tanker jobs

Some days, an aircraft wants to be more than just a troop transport. The Bell Boeing V-22 program is now trying out the tilt-rotor Osprey to see how it might fare as a flying gas station. ( More...

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Toby Sharp 4
Seems like the V-22 would put out an awful lot of wake turbulence with those massive rotors.....really cool tho!
Torsten Hoff 1
True. But I think the computers will do most of the work of keeping the fighter pointing where it is supposed to -- they compensate for uncommanded attitude changes, don't they?
Toby Sharp 1
Thanks Roland.......Drone tankers.......they may have something there!


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