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V-22 Osprey

Manufacturer

Bell Helicopters and Boeing Rotorcraft Systems

Type

Medium-lift, multimission, tilt-rotor aircraft

Manufacturer

Bell Helicopters and Boeing Rotorcraft Systems

Operators

US Air Force and US Marine Corps

Crew

4

Crew

Four (pilot, co-pilot and two flight engineers)

Capacity

24 troops (seated) or 32 troops (floor loaded) or 9,070kg of internal cargo or 6,800kg of external cargo or one Growler light internally transportable ground vehicle

Maiden Flight

March 1989

Introduced

June 2007

Length

Spread &ndash; 57ft 4in (17.48m)<br />Folded &ndash; 62ft 7in (19.23m)

Width

Spread &ndash; 84ft 7in (25.78m)<br />Folded &ndash; 18ft 5in (5.64m)

Height

Spread &ndash; 22ft 7in (6.74m)<br />Folded &ndash; 18ft 1in (5.38m)

Rotor Diameter

11.6m

Length

Spread &ndash; 57ft 4in (17.47m)<br />Folded &ndash; 62ft 7in (19.2m)

Length

24ft 2in (6.34m)

Width

Spread &ndash; 84ft 7in (25.78m)<br />Folded &ndash; 18ft 5in (5.61m)

Width

6ft (1.74m)

Height

6ft (1.67m)

Height

Spread &ndash; 22ft 7in (6.73m)<br />Folded &ndash; 18ft 1in (5.51m)

Provision

24 troops or 12 litters

Rescue Hoist Capacity

600lb (272kg)

Cargo Floor Limit

300lb/ft&#178; (1,465kg/m&#178;)

Two External Cargo Hooks

10,000lb each

Empty Weight

33,140lb (15,032kg)

Maximum Vertical Take-Off Weight

52,870lb (23,982kg)

Short Take-Off Weight

57,000lb (25,855kg)

Self-Deployment Take-Off Weight

60,500lb (27,443kg)

Maximum Fuel Capacity With Wing and Sponson Tanks

2,037gal (7,710l)

Empty Weight

33,140lb (15,032kg)

Maximum Vertical Take-Off Weight

52,870lb (23,859kg)

Short Take-Off Weight

57,000lb (25,855kg)

Self-Deployment Take-Off Weight

60,500lb (27,443kg)

Maximum Fuel Capacity With Wing and Sponson Tanks

2,037gal (7,710l)

Type

2 × Rolls Royce AE1107C turboshaft engines

Power Capacity

4,586kW each

Cruise Speed at 3,000ft and 91.5&#176;F

275ktas (510km/h)

Maximum Speed at 15,000ft and 45&#176;F

350ktas (565km/h)

Unrefuelled Self-Deployment Range

2,100nm

VTOL, Payload of 24 Fully Equipped Troops

430nm combat range

VTOL, Payload of 6,000lb Cargo

430nm combat range

VTOL, Payload of 8,300lb Cargo

220nm

Cruise Speed at 3,000ft and 91.5&#176;F

275ktas (510km/h)

Maximum Speed at 15,000ft and 45&#176;F

350ktas (565km/h)

Unrefuelled Self-Deployment Range

2,100nm (3,379km)

VTOL, Payload of 24 Fully Equipped Troops

430nm (692km) combat range

VTOL, Payload of 6,000lb Cargo

430nm (692km) combat range

VTOL, Payload of 8,300lb Cargo

220nm (354km)

Service Ceiling

7,620m

Maximum Rate of Climb

975m/min (16.25m/s)

Length

24ft 2in (7.37m)

Width

6ft (1.83m)

Height

6ft (1.83m)

Provision

24 troops or 12 litters

Rescue Hoist Capacity

600lb (272kg)

Cargo Floor Limit

300lb/ft&#178; (1,465kg/m&#178;)

Two External Cargo Hooks

10,000lb each

FADEC System

Lucas Aerospace

Backup Analogue Electronic Control System and Fire Protection System

Systron Donner

Suite of Integrated Radio Frequency Measures (SIRFC)

ITT Avionics

Night Vision Goggle System

Raytheon

Weapon Turret

BAE Systems

Standby Altitude Indicator and Standby Flight Display

Smiths Industries

Integrated Helmet Display

Honeywell
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