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Maiden Landing

You voted, and this week’s Corps Top Shot is from Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Brooks. Brooks was in the air when he managed to capture this shot of an MV-22 Osprey landing on the USS George H. W. Bush, the first Osprey landing on an aircraft carrier.

 

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An MV-22 Osprey maneuvers on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during test operations. George H.W. Bush is in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier qualifications. According to Capt. Brian Block, this is the first time an MV-22 has made a landing on an aircraft carrier.

(U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Brooks)

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Taken on March 22, 2012