A Tiltrotor Squadron in Afghanistan
Scenes of a Marine unit flying the incredible, versatile Osprey.
- By Rebecca Maksel
- AirSpaceMag.com, March 15, 2010
The aircraft maintainers work 12 to 16 hours a day, seven days a week. Here, three Marines change a swashplate actuator, which is the “muscle” the flight control system uses to change blade pitch on the rotor.