CBS Evening News for Monday, May 23, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Arlington, Texas: Peter Van Sant) V-22 aircraft featured; details given, scenes shown. [Bell Helicopter president Jack HORNER - comments on craft.] Marine Corporation reported ordering V-22s; cost given. Use of V-22s by commuters mentioned. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson John ZUK - comments on aircraft.] New York commuters noted able to fly directly to downtown Washington, DC or Boston. [New York Aviation Department spokesperson Roy LOBOSCO - comments on number of commuters V-22 could trans.] V-22s noted not needing landing pad. [AK Trans. Department spokesperson Lee LEONARD - comments on V-22s use in AK.] Safety of V-22 discussed. [Regional Airline Association spokesperson John FREDRICKSON - comments on safety.] Aircraft's impact upon commuter transportation discussed.
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