VTOL & STOVL Aircraft Compilation


A compilation of U.S. Marines aircraft including the MV-22 Osprey, UH-1Y Huey, AH-1W SuperCobra, AV-8B Harrier, CH-53E Super Stallion, and F-35B Joint Strike Fighter. For the benefit of those who are unfamiliar, VTOL means Vertical Takeoff & Landing (like helicopters) and STOVL means Short Takeoff & Vertical Landing (like Harriers).

Marines aircraft launched and recovered aboard U.S. Navy ships.

Film Credits: WO Michael Kropiewnicki, MSgt Chad Kiehl, LCpl Alexander Pool, and LCpl Evan White