HomeNews

News Search

FILTER:
CV-22 Osprey
Clear
  • Ospreys land on USS Oak Hill

    Aircrews with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct deck landing qualifications on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51). The 8th SOS conducts deck landings four to six times a year to ensure aircrews are qualified, current and ready to conduct global operations any time, any place.
  • Air Commandos mark Operation Eagle Claw anniversary

    Team Hurlburt gathered together to remember Operation Eagle Claw at a memorial ceremony June 23, and pay tribute to the five Air Commandos assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron and three Marines who lost their lives during the mission.
  • 58th SOW instructors receive Distinguished Flying Cross medals

    Four instructors from the 58th Special Operations Wing were presented Distinguished Flying Cross medals during a ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base May 23.
  • Hurlburt CV-22 Ospreys conduct water training

    Aircrew with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conducted a training mission on a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft during a flight over Northwest Florida, Nov. 30, 2016. Air Commandos conduct water training as a way to transform training and ensure readiness for global special operations. The Osprey combines the vertical takeoff, landing and hover
  • Osprey flight engineers ensure readiness

    Air Commandos with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct a routine training mission on a CV-22 Osprey during a flight over Northwest Florida, Nov. 8, 2016. The CV-22 combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. The
  • CV-22 Osprey aircraft flyover Lambeau Field

    On Sunday, game day for the majority of the NFL, the crowd of green and yellow, and blue and white in Lambeau Field, here, drew silent as John Vincent, the national anthem singer, began to sing.Four CV-22 Osprey aircraft assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing's 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., powered the audience of
  • 27th SOW tests new capabilities in unfamiliar terrain

    In late July, for the very first time, the 27th Special Operations Wing conducted a full mission profile (FMP) hundreds of miles away in the mountainous terrain of Utah and Colorado.The training provided Air Commandos with the chance to identify their strengths and weaknesses in an unfamiliar location while also testing brand new mission
  • Flight engineers stay proficient

    Flight engineers with the 8th Special Operations Squadron are key players to successful CV-22 Osprey operations.
RSS