Tag Archives: Bell Boeing

Raytheon, Air Force to Test AI-Based Osprey Aircraft Maintenance Tool; Todd Probert Quoted

The Department of Defense has tapped Raytheon to help test an artificial intelligence tool designed to predict when U.S. Air Force's CV-22 Osprey tiltrotors will need repair, FlightGlobal reported Wednesday. “From an artificial intelligence perspective ... the game is changing really quickly,“ said Todd Probert, vice president of Raytheon's intelligence, information and services business.

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Boeing-Bell JV Secures $70M Navy Funds to Update MV-22 Aircraft Configuration

A joint venture of Bell Helicopter and Boeing has received a $69.6 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to update the configuration of three MV-22 Osprey aircraft units. Under the modification, the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will apply Block C upgrades to MV-22 aircraft as part of a common configuration-readiness and modernization effort for the V-22 fleet, …

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Bell Boeing-Built Osprey Fleet Surpasses 400K Flight Hours

The fleet of V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, produced by a joint venture of Boeing and Textron‘s Bell Helicopter subsidiary, has recorded more than 400,000 flight hours to date. Bell Boeing-built V-22s have supported theater security cooperation, casualty evacuation, tactical aircraft and personnel recovery, disaster response and VIP transport operations worldwide, Boeing said Tuesday. …

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Boeing's John Parker: USAF, Marine Corps Eye Sonic Waves, Laser Weapons for V-22 Fleet

John Parker, manager of tiltrotor business development at Boeing, has said the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force might consider upgrading their fleet of Bell Boeing-built V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft with new weapons such as lasers and sonic waves, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Oriana Pawlyk writes Parker told reporters Tuesday that officials …

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Bell Boeing Delivers Osprey Flight Training Simulators to US Marine Corps; Randy Deidrick Comments

Bell Boeing has delivered two MV-22 Osprey flight training simulators to the U.S. Marine Corps' HMX-1 presidential airlift squadron. The simulators have been installed at the squadron's Quantico, Virginia-based headquarters, where aircrews will rehearse operations in a virtual setting, Boeing said Tuesday. Randy Deidrick, director of Boeing's tactical training systems, …

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