BELL-BOEING V-22 OSPREY

V-22 SERVICE

Manufacturers: Bell Helicopter Textron, Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Boeing Helicopter Co., The Boeing Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Model: Bell Model 901
Designation: V-22
Name: Osprey
First official flight: (MV-22A) 19/03/1989
Factory production period: 1987 - present
Primary service period: 2006 - present
Last official flight: Still in service

V-22 VARIANTS

1989 Model 901 MV-22A 5 Total: 005
         
1997 Model 901 MV-22B 194  
? Model 901 CV-22B 38 Total: 232

Grand Total: 237

V-22 PRODUCTION

Bell XV-15A-BF Model 301, 1977, N702NA, N703NA (civil reg.). Twin-engined, tilt-rotor prototypes
funded by NASA and the US Army which was later developed into the V-22 Osprey.

MV-22A
Prototype, twin-engined, tilt-rotor,
multi-role transport for USMC.
1 (163916), airframe not completed.
All retired by 1997.
Produced 1987 - 1991

Bell Fort Worth, Texas (BF)

BuNo.163911, 163913 D0001, D0003 2  

Boeing Morton, Pennsylvania (BV)

BuNo.163912, 163914 D0002, D0004    
BuNo.163915 D0005 3 Total: 005

SV-22A - Proposed US Navy ASW version, cancelled.
HV-22A / B - Proposed US Navy SAR version, cancelled.

MV-22B
As MV-22A, various improvements.
Fuselage built by Boeing. Wings,
engines and final assembly by Bell.
First 6 pre-production prototypes.
Produced 1995 - present

Bell Fort Worth, Texas (BF)

BuNo.164939 / 164942
- 2 to USAF in 2000 as
CV-22A prototypes.
D0007 / D0010    
BuNo.165433, 165434 D0011, D0012 6  
14 additional airframes cancelled.

Bell Amarillo, Texas

BuNo.165435 / 165444 D0013 / D0022    
BuNo.165837 / 165853
- 165839 to USAF as 99-0021.
D0023 / D0039    
BuNo.165940 / 165948 D0041 / D0049    
BuNo.165956 D0040    
BuNo.166383 / 166391 D0050 / D0058    
BuNo.166480 / 166499 D0059 / D0078    
BuNo.166685 / 166692 D0079 / D0086    
BuNo.166718 / 166726 D0087 / D0095    
BuNo.166731 / 166747 D0096 / D0112    
BuNo.167902 / 167922 D0113 / D0133    
BuNo.168004 / 168033 D0134 / D0163    
BuNo.168214 / 168244 D0164 / D0194    
BuNo.168278 / 168283 D0195 / D0200 188 Total: 194
15 additional airframes cancelled.

CV-22B
As MV-22B, version for USAF.
Fuselage built by Boeing. Wings,
engines and final assembly by Bell.
First 2 pre-production prototypes.
Produced 2001 - present

Bell Amarillo, Texas

02-0024, 02-0025 D1005, D1006    
04-0026, 04-0027 D1007, D1008    
05-0028 / 05-0030 D1009 / D1011    
06-0031 / 06-0033 D1012 / D1014    
07-0034 / 07-0036 D1015 / D1017    
08-0037 / 08-0041 D1018 / D1022    
09-0042 / 09-0045 D1023 / D1026    
10-0046 / 10-0050 D1027 / D1031    
11-0051 / 11-0061 ? 38 Total: 038

 

Grand Total: 237

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