I’ve got some bad news for LEGO Technic fans this morning.
42113 Bell™ Boeing™ V-22 Osprey™ has officially been postponed, and possibly cancelled.
While this version of the Osprey is based on search & rescue work, the fact that the Osprey is primarily a military aircraft has become an issue.
Here’s the official statement from LEGO…
The LEGO Technic Bell Boeing Osprey V-22 was designed to highlight the important role the aircraft plays in search and rescue efforts.
While our set depicts a rescue version of the plane, the aircraft is predominately used by the military. We have a long-standing policy not to create sets which feature military vehicles and in this case we have not adhered to our own internal guidelines.
As a result, we are currently reviewing our plans to launch this product on August 1.