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MV-22 fleet conducts flight training at Kunsan

U.S. Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, walk toward an MV-22 Osprey at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The Marine aircrew performed confined area landing patterns as part of their training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

U.S. Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, walk toward an MV-22 Osprey at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The Marine aircrew performed confined area landing patterns as part of their training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker, 8th Fighter Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, left, and Marine Cpl. Tyler Gartin, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, MV-22 Osprey crew chief, surveys the area for other aircraft while flying over Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin provided eyes to the pilots who could not see directly out the rear of the aircraft and Hunsaker photographed the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker, 8th Fighter Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, left, and Marine Cpl. Tyler Gartin, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, MV-22 Osprey crew chief, surveys the area for other aircraft while flying over Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin provided eyes to the pilots who could not see directly out the rear of the aircraft and Hunsaker photographed the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey prepares to land in a field at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The MV-22s, assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey prepares to land in a field at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The MV-22s, assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

U.S. Marine Ryan Reuscher, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, speaks into his headset on a flight over Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Reuscher assisted by watching and notifying the pilots of debris and other aircraft in their vicinity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

U.S. Marine Ryan Reuscher, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, speaks into his headset on a flight over Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Reuscher assisted by watching and notifying the pilots of debris and other aircraft in their vicinity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey flies over the Yellow Sea near Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The MV-22s, assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey flies over the Yellow Sea near Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The MV-22s, assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area below before it lands at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin’s responsibilities include assisting the pilot by monitoring the area for debris and other aircraft during landing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area below before it lands at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin’s responsibilities include assisting the pilot by monitoring the area for debris and other aircraft during landing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey flies over the Yellow Sea near Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. MV-22s assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey flies over the Yellow Sea near Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. MV-22s assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area below before it lands at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin’s responsibilities include assisting the pilot by monitoring the area for debris and other aircraft during landing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area below before it lands at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin’s responsibilities include assisting the pilot by monitoring the area for debris and other aircraft during landing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area for other aircraft while flying over Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin provided visual aid to the pilots who could not see directly out the rear of the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area for other aircraft while flying over Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin provided visual aid to the pilots who could not see directly out the rear of the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)

A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey taxis into the loading area at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. MV-22s assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)
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A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey taxis into the loading area at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. MV-22s assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area during landing at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Part of Gartin’s responsibilities include watching out for any debris that could be harmful to the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)
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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area during landing at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Part of Gartin’s responsibilities include watching out for any debris that could be harmful to the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee)

A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey flies over the Yellow Sea near Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Marines stationed out of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)
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A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey flies over the Yellow Sea near Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Marines stationed out of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)

A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey prepares to land in a field at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Marines stationed out of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)
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A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey prepares to land in a field at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Marines stationed out of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, performed confined area landings patterns while training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, monitors the location of a MV-22 Osprey during flight over Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin provided visual aid to the pilot who cannot see out of the rear of the aircraft. . (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)
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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, monitors the location of a MV-22 Osprey during flight over Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Gartin provided visual aid to the pilot who cannot see out of the rear of the aircraft. . (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area while preparing for takeoff at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Part of Gartin’s responsibilities include watching out for any debris that could be harmful to the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)
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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Gartin, an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, surveys the area while preparing for takeoff at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. Part of Gartin’s responsibilities include watching out for any debris that could be harmful to the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker)

Feb. 2, 2017 -- U.S. Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, conduct flight training on MV-22 Osprey's at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The Marine aircrews performed confined area landing patterns as part of their training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee and Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released)