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CV-22 Osprey lands at Goodfellow

A CV-22 Osprey from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, prepares to land on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The CV-22 Osprey is a tilt rotor aircraft that is capable of the take-off and landing qualities of a helicopter with the fuel efficiency and speed of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

A CV-22 Osprey from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, prepares to land on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The CV-22 Osprey is a tilt rotor aircraft that is capable of the take-off and landing qualities of a helicopter with the fuel efficiency and speed of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

A CV-22 Osprey from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, prepares to land on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The CV-22 Osprey is a tilt rotor aircraft that is capable of the take-off and landing qualities of a helicopter with the fuel efficiency and speed of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

A CV-22 Osprey from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, prepares to land on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The CV-22 Osprey is a tilt rotor aircraft that is capable of the take-off and landing qualities of a helicopter with the fuel efficiency and speed of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

A CV-22 Osprey from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, prepares to land on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The CV-22 Osprey is a tilt rotor aircraft that is capable of the take-off and landing qualities of a helicopter with the fuel efficiency and speed of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

A CV-22 Osprey from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, prepares to land on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The CV-22 Osprey is a tilt rotor aircraft that is capable of the take-off and landing qualities of a helicopter with the fuel efficiency and speed of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

A CV-22 Osprey from the 20th Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, lands on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The Osprey brought intelligence personnel from the 20th Operations Squadron back to Goodfellow to give students first-hand experience of the operational Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

A CV-22 Osprey from the 20th Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, lands on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The Osprey brought intelligence personnel from the 20th Operations Squadron back to Goodfellow to give students first-hand experience of the operational Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

17th Training Wing students tour a CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The aircraft landed on Goodfellow after travelling from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico to provide Goodfellow students with an orientation on special operations missions and aircraft they may support after graduation.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

17th Training Wing students tour a CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The aircraft landed on Goodfellow after travelling from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico to provide Goodfellow students with an orientation on special operations missions and aircraft they may support after graduation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

Airmen await their turn to see the interior of the CV-22 Osprey on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The aircraft landed on Goodfellow after travelling from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico to provide Goodfellow students with an orientation on special operations missions and aircraft they may support after graduation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by James R. Orlando/Released)

Airmen await their turn to see the interior of the CV-22 Osprey on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The aircraft landed on Goodfellow after travelling from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico to provide Goodfellow students with an orientation on special operations missions and aircraft they may support after graduation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by James R. Orlando/Released)

17th Training Wing students tour a CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The visit gave students a hands-on experience, allowing them to have a real-world picture of their job in the operational Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by James R. Orlando/Released)

17th Training Wing students tour a CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The visit gave students a hands-on experience, allowing them to have a real-world picture of their job in the operational Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by James R. Orlando/Released)

17th Training Wing students study the inside of a CV-22 Osprey on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The visit gave students a hands-on experience, allowing them to have a bigger picture of their job in the operational Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

17th Training Wing students study the inside of a CV-22 Osprey on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 30, 2017. The visit gave students a hands-on experience, allowing them to have a bigger picture of their job in the operational Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

A CV-22 Osprey from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, landed at Goodfellow Tuesday to provide Goodfellow students with an orientation on special operations missions and aircraft they may support after graduation.

The May 30 visit gave students a hands-on experience, allowing them to have a bigger picture of their job in the operational Air Force.

 “We are here for the students,” said Capt. Charlie Barret, 20th Special Operations Wing pilot. “We want to give them real world examples of what they may experience after graduation.”

 The CV-22 is a tilt rotor aircraft that incorporates the takeoff and landing qualities of a helicopter with the fuel efficiency and speed of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces.

“This is awesome,” said Airman 1st Class Isaac Watson, 316th Training Squadron student. “It’s exciting to actually come out here and see the aircraft that the Air Force uses today.”