Osprey To Get Tested In Colorado’s Thin Air At Fort Carson

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Osprey (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Osprey (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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FORT CARSON, Colo. (CBS4) – Marines will be testing out the Osprey in Colorado’s thin air at Fort Carson.

The Osprey’s wings have helicopter-like rotors that can tilt and take off vertically and fly faster than a helicopter.

The Marines will begin a 10-day training cycle next week.

Fort Carson is a popular place for aviation units that are preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.

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