U S Marine Corps Bell Boeing MV-22B Osprey. Tilt Rotor VSTOL. Designed to combine the functionality of a conventional helicopter with the long-range, high-speed cruise performance of a turboprop aircraft.
First flight of this unique type of aircraft was in 1989, believe it or not. 25 years ago. Though first deployment was not until 2007. First visit to RIAT since deployment
RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire UK