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  • Critics were calling the Osprey a boondoggle and a death trap, a “widow-maker.”

    The Dream Machine

  • The V22 Osprey is an amazing story of system engineering failure.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: April 21, 2006

  • Osprey is open source software for download that supports a service.

    Industrial-strength BitTorrent « Scripting News Annex

  • Electron joined me in this novel tortured state, and I was so delighted by the unnaturalness of it I called Osprey and Enjah over to witness the magic.

    A time for work, a time for play

  • The way they went about this is they inserted these soldiers from the south and the north, also using a new sort of airplane, if you will, called the Osprey which is an airplane and it also has helicopter capability which can land sort of similar like Harrier.

    CNN Transcript Dec 6, 2009

  • The Osprey was a new aircraft with thousands of parts, and a lot of them were breaking or wearing out earlier than predicted.

    The Dream Machine

  • “Dan,” Wallace began, “the Marine Corps has been hiding the truth about the Osprey from the American public for months now.”

    The Dream Machine

  • Dunn was also just as sure the Osprey was a death trap as his old friend Dick Spivey was that the tiltrotor was the dream machine.

    The Dream Machine

  • Over time, though, Rivolo concluded that the Osprey was the wrong aircraft to fly troops into a landing zone under fire.

    The Dream Machine

  • He had heard ever since he joined the Corps that the Osprey was the future of Marine aviation, and he wanted to be part of that future.

    The Dream Machine

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