Record Osprey Formation

Air Force Ospreys made history in February, flying in a large 10-aircraft formation for the first time. On Feb. 3, the six CV-22s from the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., and four from the 20th Special Operations Squadron at Cannon AFB, N.M., flew in formation for a training mission at Hurlburt, according to a . shows the 10 Ospreys flying side by side over the base’s flightline. The flight showed the versatility and global reach “they need to get after the enemy,” Col. Thomas Palenske, commander of the 1st Special Operations Wing, said in a . . Update: The original entry incorrectly identified one of the squadrons involved. The entry was updated on Feb. 7, 2017.