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Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey

A Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft hovers over the desert before departing from the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Paul Clark signals an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6).

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U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft cycle through preflight checks in preparation for the arrival of President Barack Obama at RAF Fairford, England, Sept. 3, 2014.

The aircraft provided aerial support during the president’s flight from RAF Fairford to Wales for the 2014 NATO Summit.

Photo: U.S. Air Force / Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton

AN AWESOME PIC of an US Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II refueling from a Boeing MV-22 Osprey. A really cool thing about this photo is the afterburner on the F-35 while it has the lift fan and hover systems engaged halfway.

INDIAN OCEAN (July 16, 2015) An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced), takes off from the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is in the Indian Ocean participating in Talisman Sabre 2015. Talisman Sabre is a bilateral exercise intended to train Australian and U.S. forces in planning and conducting combined task force operations. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Taylor A. Elberg/Released)