V-22 Ospreys screaming past Cleveland neighborhoods likely part of upcoming presidential visit, source tells 19 News

V-22 Ospreys screaming past Cleveland neighborhoods likely part of upcoming presidential visit, source tells 19 News
The V-22 Osprey weighs 33,000 pounds and can fly at more than 350 mph. (Source: Maya Alleruzzo)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Curious about those earth-shaking aircraft that have been zipping past Cleveland’s inner and outer ring suburbs the past two days?

A source tells 19 News the military planes are Bell Boeing V-22 Ospreys, and that they’re likely here in advance of President Donald Trump’s fundraising visit to the Cleveland area on Aug. 6.

And if you’re wondering, Ospreys, which took decades to design, use rotors that can tilt in mid air to combine the functionality of a conventional helicopter with the long-range performance of a high-speed plane.

Check out this video and see what we mean:

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