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The US has landed all V-22 Ospreys. These are the only mass-produced convertiplanes in the world.

The US has landed all V-22 Ospreys. These are the only mass-produced convertiplanes in the world.



On Wednesday, the US Air Force said it had suspended breakouts of its V- 22 Osprey aircraft for safety reasons, and the move would also affect aircraft posted in Japan. 


This is the only mass- produced tiltrotor( an outfit that combines the individual advantages of an airplane and a helicopter), which is in service with the US Marine Corps, US Navy and US Air Force. 

 

The US Air Force Special Operations Command on Tuesday ordered the suspense of V- 22 Osprey breakouts due to an “ increased number of security incidents. ” According to US media, the safety issues are related to the defective clutch inside the gearbox, which affects the transmission of necklace from the machine to the propeller rotor. 


In the coming days, Command will work with assiduity mates and others to completely understand the issue and develop threat operation measures to reduce the liability of disastrous issues. 

 

Since 2017, there have been four in- flight clutch problem incidents, two of which have passed in the once six weeks, he said. nothing was hurt in the incidents.