Friday, August 17, 2012

Osprey flights over Japan to be minimized, US Marines say| Reuters

The U.S. Marine Corps' top uniformed officer said Thursday that he planned to curb MV-22 Osprey transport flights over heavily populated parts of Japan in deference to local concerns over the hybrid aircraft's safety.

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Editor's note: The Futenma Air Station in Okinawa is surrounded on all sides by heavily populated civilian housing, businesses and schools. They must fly over these areas, there is no way around them. That makes the title of this piece is nothing short of a Bald-Faced-Lie!

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