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The VRM-30 CMV-22 Osprey inducted by FRCSW on Jan. 13 is pictured in Building 333. The inner composite skin of the aircraft suffered a 4-foot-by-2-foot crack during a mishap. FRCSW, FST, the V-22 program office and industry partners developed a repair plan to return the aircraft to its squadron.
FRCSW Inducts First CMV-22 to Suffer Mishap
By | May 11, 2022
Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) artisans and the Fleet Support Team (FST) recently joined industry partners and the V-22 Joint Program Office to prevent the loss of an CMV-22 Osprey aircraft which had suffered damage during a mishap.

Aquiles Faustino, right, a safety specialist at Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE), speaks with Samuel Foreman, an electrical equipment repairer at FRCE, during a safety site survey. Site surveys like these play an important role in FRCE’s safety program. FRCE closed out calendar year 2021 with the lowest number of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable mishaps in the depot’s history.
FRCE Achieves Safety Milestone in 2021
By | May 11, 2022
Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) closed out calendar year 2021 with the lowest number of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable mishaps in the depot’s history.

Rob Wansker (right), FRCE V-22 Power and Propulsion Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) senior engineer, and Derek Britton, mechanical engineer in the APU group, examine a clutch servo-valve filter for a V-22 APU. The APU group recently developed a process to clean and recertify these filters for use after supply issues made the critical part temporarily unavailable to the fleet.
Creative Engineering Solution at FRCE Overcomes Shortage of V-22 APU Filters
By | May 11, 2022
A supply shortage of clutch servo-valve filters for V-22 Osprey auxiliary power units (APU) threatened to keep a number of aircraft on the ground, until the APU group of the V-22 Fleet Support Team at Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) found a way to clean the disposable filters and reinstall them on the aircraft.

A V-22 Osprey recently flown from Okinawa, Japan, is temporarily parked on the flight line at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan, while final induction coordination occurs between FRC WESTPAC, NIPPI Corporation, and the flight crew of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265.
FRC WESTPAC Inducts First Marine V-22 for Maintenance with New Contractor
By | May 11, 2022
Fleet Readiness Center Western Pacific (FRC WESTPAC) is inducting its first Marine Corps V-22 Osprey with Japanese industrial partner, NIPPI Corporation, for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services at their facility in Yamato, Japan.