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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Aug 2017 9:22 p.m. PST

….Tilt-Rotor Aircraft For A Military Outside Of The U.S.

"The first of 17 V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force is about to perform its maiden flight from Bell Helicopter Amarillo Assembly Center, Texas.

The photo above, showing the first Japanese V-22, the very first Osprey for a military outside of the U.S., was taken at Amarillo by Paul Lawrence Braymen on Aug. 24, 2017, as the tilt-rotor aircraft, sporting Japan's camouflage and roundel, performed engine tests ahead of the first flight (expected next week)…."


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Aug 2017 9:22 p.m. PST


SouthernPhantom29 Aug 2017 10:41 a.m. PST

That is a sharp-looking paint scheme.

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