Thursday, March 31, 2011
V-22 Tops 100,000 Hours
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Joint Program Office (PMA-275) recently marked 100,000 total flight hours for the Bell Boeing V-22. The operational milestone came in February during a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 combat mission in Afghanistan. Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province was recognized at the unit that achieved the flight-hour mark.