This is shocking. What’s going on?
Some are saying the Osprey, a hybrid plane-helicopter aircraft manufactured by Boeing, is not safe to fly.
Over-engineered, expensive, overly complicated garbage from Boeing? That’s what many military experts are saying:
Just yesterday a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crashed in California, killing four Marines onboard. Since the aircraft’s inception, observers have argued that the Osprey has an unnecessarily complicated design, with a “tiltrotor” system that allows it to take off like a helicopter but fly like any large prop plane.
This science fiction design is too good to be true, according to Lawrence Korb of the Center for American Progress. “That darn thing should never have been bou…