|Quoting N231YE (Thread starter):|
Probably a fair amount of lobbying from the Osprey crowd of the "Special Interest" machine that is the defense industry, too. Too similar, too cheap, too threatening to the cash-rich money pit that the V-22 promised it could be...
|Quoting BHMBAGLOCK (Reply 3):|
Probably no connection whatsoever. The X wing was a basic research aircraft that was cancelled right about the time the V-22 hit FSD;
|Quoting Aeroweanie (Reply 4):|
worked on X-wing. From the very beginning, it was apparent to me that they were pouring tons of money into a concept only supported by wishful thinking.
|Quoting DL021 (Reply 1):|
It'll come again sometime.
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