Yesterday, Nairobi residents reported sighting some weird looking choppers doing rounds in the city. At around noon, 3 of these landed at Kenyatta University together with another chopper thought to be ‘Marine One’ – The President of the United State’s official helicopter.

The ‘weird looking’ choppers go by the name ‘Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey’. They are not your everyday helicopters. They are super expensive and have features out of these world. In the following slideshow, we look at these features. 

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Dual Purpose

It is not exactly a Helicopter but an operational tiltrotor; Meaning it can take off vertically like a helicopter or fold its wings to fly at fast speed like a fixed wing.

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