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The V-22 is developed to perform United States Marine Corps (USMC), United States Navy(USN), and United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) combat missions. The V-22 design, incorporating advanced but mature technology proven in the XV-15 tiltrotor demonstrators, V-22 Full Scale Development (FSD) models, and V-22 Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) models, takes advantage of proven technology in composite materials, digital fly-by-wire flight controls, and advanced survivability and crashworthiness. A tiltrotor combines the speed, range and fuel efficiency normally associated with turboprop aircraft with the vertical take-off/landing and hover capabilities of helicopters. The tiltrotor aircraft represents a major technological breakthrough in aviation that meets long standing military needs.

V22 Characteristics

Engines
  • Two Rolls-Royce Liberty AE1107C
  • AEO VTOL Normal Power, shp (kW) : 6,150 (4,586)
  • AEO VTOL Interim Power, shp (kW) : 6,830 (5,093)
  • OEI VTOL, shp (kW) : 6,830 (5,093)
Transmission
  • AEO VTOL Max Cont., rhp (kW) : 4,570 (3,408)
  • AEO VTOL Takeoff, rhp (kW) : 5,183 (3,865)
Proprotor System
  • Blades per hub : 3
  • Construction : Graphite/fiberglass
  • Tip speed, fps (mps) : 661.90 (201.75)
  • Diameter, ft (m) : 38.00 (11.58)
  • Blade area, ft2 (m2) : 261.52 (24.30)
  • Disc area, ft2 (m2) : 2,268.00 (210.70)
  • Blade folding : Automatic, powered
Performance
  • Max Cruise speed (MCP), SL, kts (km/h) : 280(518)
  • Max R/C, A/P Mode, SL, fpm (m/m) : 3,200 (975)
  • Service ceiling, ISA, ft (m) : 25,000 (7,620)
  • OEI Service ceiling, ISA, ft (m) : 10,300 (3,139)
  • HOGE ceiling, ISA, ft (m) : 5,400 (1,646)
Mission radius with aft sponson tank
  • Land-Assault Troop Mission (24 Troops), nm (km) : 242 (448)
  • Pre-Assault Raid, nm (km) : 267 (495)
Mission radius with wing tanks
  • Land-Assault Troop Mission (24 Troops), nm (km) : 233 (432)
  • Pre-Assault Raid, nm (km) : 306 (567)
Accommodation
  • Cockpit - crew seats : 2 MV / 3 CV
  • Cabin - crew seat/troop seats/litters : 1/24/12
 
Dimensions (External)
  • Length, fuselage, ft (m) : 57.3 (17.48)
  • Width, rotors turning, ft (m) : 84.6 (25.55)
  • Length, stowed, ft (m) : 63 (19.20)
  • Width, stowed, ft (m) : 18.4 (5.61)
  • Width, horizontal stabilizer, ft (m) : 18.4 (5.61)
  • Height, nacelles fully vertical, ft (m) : 22.1 (6.73)
  • Height, vertical stabilizer, ft (m) : 17.9 (5.46)
  • Height, stowed, ft (m) : 18.3 (5.56)
Dimensions (Internal)
  • Length, max, ft (m) : 24.17 (7.37)
  • Width, max, ft (m) : 5.92 (1.80)
  • Height, max, ft (m) : 6.00 (1.83)
Weights
  • Empty, lbs (kg) : 33,459 (15,177)
  • Takeoff, verical, max, lbs (kg) : 52,600 (23,495)
  • Takeoff, short running, max, lbs (kg) : 57,000 (25,909)
  • Takeoff, self-deploy mission, lbs (kg) : 60,500 (27,443)
  • Cargo hook, single, lbs (kg) : 10,000 (4,536)
  • Cargo hook, dual, lbs (kg) : 15,000 (6,804)
Fuel Capacity
  • MV-22 (including aft sponson tank), gallons (liters) : 1,448 (5,481)
  • CV-22 (including aft sponson tank), gallons (liters) : 2,040 (7,722)
Fuel Capacity with wing tanks
  • MV-22 (including wing tanks, no aft sponson tank), gallons (liters) : 1,724 (6,526)
V-22 Schematic V-22 Schematic

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 8th Special Operations Squadron 71st Special Operations Squadron Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron 204 VMX-22 Marine Medium 58th Training Squadron 413th Flight Test
"To those who have toiled in support of the V-22 program and those who made the ultimate sacrifice."
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