Tiltrotor Aircraft

Tiltrotor Aircraft

is an aircraft which uses a pair or more of powered rotors mounted on rotating shafts or nacelles at the end of a fixed wing for lift and propulsion, and combines the vertical lift capability of a helicopter with the speed and range of a conventional fixed-wing aircraft.

The List :

  • 1930 – George Lehberger patent
  • 1938 – Baynes Heliplane
  • 194_ – Focke-Achgelis Fa 269
  • 1950 – Havilland Platt patent 2,702,168
  • 1955 – Bell XV-3
  • 1957 – Doak VZ-4
  • 1963 – Curtiss-Wright X-19
  • 1963 – EWR VJ 101 (Tiltjet)
  • 1966 – Bell X-22
  • 1967 – AĆ©rospatiale N 500
  • 1977 – Bell XV-15
  • 1989 – V-22 Osprey
  • 1998 – Bell Eagle Eye
  • 2003 – Bell/Agusta BA609
  • 2010 – IAI Panther
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