Problem Analysis and Approach The analysis will be broken into 3 parts. The first section of the analytical portion of the final report will consist of the main reason why the hydraulics failed, which in one instance is believe to be caused by the harness in the nacelle applying excessive amounts of friction to the hydraulic lines causing them to rupture and leak. The leaking hydraulics, have in several cases started fires in the engine and in one instance proved the failsafe to be faulty. When the Osprey has any sort of an engine failure, as a precautionary measure, the rotors are moved to their vertical alignment. The engine that is intact has enough power to bring down the Osprey slowly and safely while the other rotor is in the same position to balance the craft. The leak caused the craft to stall and malfunction so that the prime safety feature of the craft failed. In addition to the reasons stated, there are underlying causes that have been overlooked which is what the second section is
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