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German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« on: May 01, 2006, 11:20:24 am »
Some very interesting VSTOL projects were designed in Germany.

MBB BO-140

A tiltwing transport, with civil (Z) and military (M) versions.

4 x GE1-S1-1T turboshaft engines each developing 11,400shp and driving 8.24m diameter blades.

BO-140Z could carry 80 passengers at 84cm seat pitch.
BO-140M could carry 90 troops, light vehicles, or up to 6 463L pallets

Wing span: 35.4m
Length overall: 27m
Max diameter of fuselage: 3.76m
Height: 10.2m (Z), 10m (M)
Wing area: 129.2 sq m
Empty weight: 33880kg (Z) 33300kg (M)
Max VTOL payload: 8,750kg (Z) 11000kg (M)
Max STOL payload: 21000kg
Max VTOL weight: 48700kg (Z) 51000kg (M)
48700kg (Z) 62500kg (M)
Cruise speed: 788km/h at 9,150m
Econ cruise speed: 685kh/h at 9,150m
Ceiling: 14,750m (Z) 13800m (M)
Range with max VTOL payload: 800km
Ferry Range: 3,380km (Z) 3,750km (M)
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2006, 12:09:42 pm »
Dornier Do 231C/M

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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2006, 12:11:30 pm »
Hamburger Flugzeugbau HFB 600

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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2006, 11:40:31 pm »
Do-31 advert!
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« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2006, 06:24:17 am »
The magnificiently restored cockpit of the Do-31 exhibited at the Flugwerft Schleißheim:

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2007, 01:19:04 pm »
http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1969/1969%20-%203219.html
http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1971/1971%20-%201554.html

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Dornier reveals VTOL transport project

DETAILED DRAWINGS of the Dornier Do231—one of the three VTOL transport projects announced by German aircraft manufacturers recently (Flight. November 13, page 723)—have now been released. Based on the company's experimental Do31 prototypes, and with similar podded wingmounted lift engines and separate underwing propulsion engines, the Do231 is designed to carry 80 to 100 passengers.

Proposed powerplants are two Rolls-Royce RB.220 advanced technology turbofans of about 23.8701b rated thrust for propulsion, and no fewer than 12 RB.202 lift engines (of 13,050lb approx. rated thrust) which appear to be compact units with a fan diameter almost double their (axial) length. The wing pods each house four of these latter units, and pairs of additional RB.202s are mounted in the nose and rear fuselage.

All the lift engines tilt between 30 forward and 10° aft. This Dornier project and the other two VTOL transport designs, the Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm Bo 140 and the Hamburger Flugzeugbau Division HFB600 Vertibus. have been submitted for a Federal Defence Ministry design competition which calls for an 80/100-seat VTOL civil/military transport available for service in the late 1970s. Both Lufthansa and the Luftwaffe have been called upon to state their requirements for such a design. Eastern Air Lines recently held a V/STOL briefing and the Do231 is one of the designs they have under consideration.

Nose and tail intakes would open respectively just forward of the pilot's windscreen and—intriguingly—on both sides of the base of the fin and rudder. An APU is apparently fitted in the tail cone. Both wing and tailplane of the Do231 have marked anhedral and the wing centre section sweepback is about 28 deg at quarter chord. Outboard of the lift pods the wing sweep is reduced to about 23 deg. The nose and main undercarriage units are all twin-wheel bogies, the main legs retracting into large underfuselage fairings.

The Do231M military version has a tandem mainwheel undercarriage, with bigger tyres, and a deeper rear fuselage with freight loading doors which would open when the lift engines (raised into the roof in this version) were running. Wing span of the Do231 is 85ft 4in (26m); overall length, 118ft 9in (36.2m): and overall height, 31ft 4in (9.55m). Tile wing area is 1.290 sq ft (120 sq m) and aspect ratio 5.63. Both the civil and military versions will have a maximum take-off weight of 129,000lb and will carry a payload of about 22,000lb. Cruising speed is 485kt, rate of climb at sea level slightly better than 100ft/min and service ceiling 36,400ft. The wing has double-slotted flaps, ailerons and spoilers, and the centre section is built as an integral tank with capacity for nearly 30,000lb of fuel. An alternative STOL version of the Do231 with six to eight lift engines would span 103ft 4in.

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The winner of the joint German civil/military V/Stol transport competition, the Dornier 231, is now moribund. Doubts about the future of Rolls-Royce new projects, such as the RB.202 lift engines, are not the least of Germany's worries
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2007, 03:15:05 pm »
http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1968/1968%20-%200743.html

HFB Fan lift (transport? airliner?), seems different to HFB 600
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2007, 05:26:08 am »
I think, it's a passenger aircraft, see this picture from
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2008, 02:12:10 pm »
Production Do31.

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« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2008, 02:36:00 pm »
Many thanks Mr Bond,

The original VSTOL G.222 it is also included in that Flight profiles page.

The CASA Ju-52 looks anachronic with the rest of the aircraft. I feel a bit ashamed thinking about that. :'(

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2008, 02:43:54 pm »
I'd quite like to know what was the Rolls Royce Nuclear Propulsion craft just out of shot in the lower picture!
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2008, 01:23:22 am »
Interesting feature in photo of the Do 31 model are the outward canted
liftengine pods, to prevent re-circulation. Haven't seen this in other drawings
or photos before .
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« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2008, 03:13:55 am »
Hmmmm....find Flight International 11 Nov 1965.


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« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2008, 03:03:11 am »
Anyone translate?

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2008, 05:20:48 am »
Left: 3 view, military Do.131; above, 3 view, civil Do P378-3; below: model, Do.131B.

In early-1960s Dowty Group, in partnership with Liebherr, was working, on flying controls and engine management, on >30 FRG V/STOL projects. History was that largely-US funding had put FRG aero-manufacture in business, 1957-59; design/development became a Govt. priority and they picked on V/STOL as a niche not already dominated by US. Kestrel Tripartite Evaluation Sqdn. followed. NATO Basic Military Requirements 3 (Strike) and 4 (Transport) were issued in support of these ambitions, and well-funded from 1958 by US' (Paris-based) US Mutual Weapons Development Program, which also funded 75% of Pegasus. The simple logic was early loss of long runways. Why they thought they could sell V/STOL tickets to pax defeats me.

As we all know, F-J Strauss caused runway-hugging F-104G to be taken; NATO in Committee (but with cash only FRG/Italy) chose autobahn-compatible G-91. By 1967 NKF-75-studies were taking the autobahn, not V/STOL route, and that's what the F-104G Users Group invited UK/France to join in June,1968. France, spurned on Mirage V-notions, abandoned them for Mirage 2000; Luftwaffe and Bundesmarine/UK/It took Tornado, Canada CF-18, Belg/Neth F-16. Somehow, runways became tenable, again.

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2008, 12:22:22 pm »
 :)
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« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2008, 12:26:42 pm »
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2009, 02:15:34 pm »
STOL Do 231.

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« Reply #18 on: July 17, 2009, 01:23:19 am »
I was in Flugwert Oberschleissheim, the side department of Deutsche Museum of München which has all the airplane and space stuff and there this huge monstrosity that is Do 31 stood in all its glory.
Also a VTOL fighter, lots of data and models. There's a problem with photos though, the museum terms said you cannot distribute them or upload to the internet. So I can answer questions at least and maybe upload some thumbnails of a general view of what was shown at the museum so you can judge if you want to go.
I'll post about the other stuff in the more relevant threads.

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #19 on: July 17, 2009, 03:18:15 am »
Give the designation, and I'm sure you can find pics already on the net. Theres a fair few pics from the museum posted on flickr & elsewhere. There's the VAK 191B there I believe?
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« Reply #20 on: July 17, 2009, 04:41:06 am »
There's the VAK 191B there I believe?

Yes, the VAK191B is exposed just under the Do31 left wing, along with the Dornier Aerodyne.

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« Reply #21 on: October 08, 2009, 11:09:16 am »
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« Reply #22 on: October 08, 2009, 12:00:18 pm »
From the "Bilder-Chronik HFB, 1955-69" to more iterations of the HFB 570
and the STOL and VTOL versions of the HFB 323:
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #23 on: October 30, 2009, 03:30:24 pm »
Color artist's impression of HFB 600 "Vertibus".

Source: http://www.afwing.com/intro/birdy/24.htm
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #24 on: November 04, 2009, 11:52:36 pm »
Dornier Do-131

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« Reply #25 on: November 05, 2009, 12:20:02 am »
Merged and renamed topic
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #26 on: November 05, 2009, 10:29:48 am »
Dornier Do-231C and Do-231M
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« Reply #27 on: December 08, 2009, 05:10:32 am »
Bit more from Flight Global here: http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1963/1963%20-%200871.html

And a correction to the previous link here: http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1963/1963%20-%202076.html

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #29 on: August 08, 2010, 03:35:40 am »
Dornier Do 31 cutaway.

Source: Ye. Ruzhitsky. European VTOL aicraft. - Moscow, Astrel/AST, 2000 (ISBN 5-271-00863-0, ISBN 5-17-002848-2). - P.78
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« Reply #30 on: August 16, 2010, 10:10:44 am »
nice Video about DO-31 Tests


anecdote of a acquaintances of me (he a retire Bavarian police officer)
He work at time at Dornier for so called "Objektschutz"
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after work some engineers take the Hover rig and hover cross country.
and take along some Colleges, dropping off them at there Homes

here a Do-31 E1 is move into Dornier Museum in Friedrichshafen
note how low the ceiling is...
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #31 on: August 16, 2010, 01:31:27 pm »
Three-view drawing of MBB Bo 140.

Artist's impression of civilian MBB Bo 140.

Sources:
http://www.aiaa.org/tc/vstol/unbuilt/
Streit, Kurt W. "Around the Vertical World - Germany" Vertical World. November 1968: 61-62.
"World Air News" Air Pictorial. January 1970: 10-11.
Luftfahrttechnik, Raumfahrttechnik Band 16 (1970): 8-15. West Germany.
The V/STOL Encyclopedia Series: Volume 1 Germany 16 July 2001.

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« Reply #32 on: August 16, 2010, 01:32:41 pm »
Artist's impression of Bo T17.

Sources:
Sources:
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Streit, Kurt W. "Around the Vertical World - Germany" Vertical World. November 1968: 61-62.
"World Air News" Air Pictorial. January 1970: 10-11.
Luftfahrttechnik, Raumfahrttechnik Band 16 (1970): 8-15. West Germany.
The V/STOL Encyclopedia Series: Volume 1 Germany 16 July 2001.

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #33 on: August 16, 2010, 04:05:35 pm »

http://www.aiaa.org/tc/vstol/unbuilt/

I gotta ask... with all due respect, and with the luvajeebus in my heart... are you going to post *all* of that AIAA page here?
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« Reply #34 on: August 16, 2010, 04:08:23 pm »
A good point, Scott. Perhaps a simple link would suffice and prevent duplication of the work of several forum members in building that site.
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« Reply #35 on: August 16, 2010, 05:33:56 pm »
A good point, Scott. Perhaps a simple link would suffice and prevent duplication of the work of several forum members in building that site.

Most the aircraft on the AIAA Unbuilt V/STOL Concepts web page are already documented in the Secret Projects forum. I did not intend to duplicate their site, just add the ones that were missing.
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #36 on: March 28, 2011, 10:44:20 am »
Dear Boys and Girls, here is a contemporary survey of some strange German ADAV (VTOL) designs in French; they are "projects", but they aren't "secret"......

The article comes from the 15th December 1969 issue of Aviation Magazine International......

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« Reply #37 on: March 29, 2011, 04:37:06 am »
Fascinating topic! Those German VTOLs certainly look very distinct and nice!

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« Reply #38 on: March 29, 2011, 06:52:33 am »

http://www.aiaa.org/tc/vstol/unbuilt/

I gotta ask... with all due respect, and with the luvajeebus in my heart... are you going to post *all* of that AIAA page here?

A good point, Scott. Perhaps a simple link would suffice and prevent duplication of the work of several forum members in building that site.

I understand your points, but the AIAA page beginn to show some 404 or missing picture
it better that some of rare varieties of VTOL on AIAA page, are safeguarded in this forum
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Re: Dornier Do-231 VTOL airliner project......
« Reply #39 on: May 07, 2011, 06:17:45 am »
Dear Boys and Girls, here is an article in French about the Dornier Do-231 100 passenger VTOL airliner "project"......

The article comes from the 1st December 1969 isue of Aviation Magazine International......

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #40 on: May 15, 2011, 01:31:39 pm »
This is the front landing gear door of the Do-31. Was the illustration of the road runner always there? If so, does anybody know why?

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« Reply #41 on: June 07, 2011, 11:06:33 am »
This is the front landing gear door of the Do-31. Was the illustration of the road runner always there? If so, does anybody know why?

this illustration is on Dornier Do 31 E3, D-9531 at Flugwerft Oberschleißheim near Munich.

on the Cockpit is on right side the lettering "WOOD" with two OO as cartoon eyes

that's stands for Drury W. Wood a US Testpilot, so the road runner and Cartoon eyes on D-9531 make sense now

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http://thetartanterror.blogspot.com/2006_02_01_archive.html
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http://igor113.livejournal.com/134992.html
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« Reply #42 on: July 23, 2011, 05:56:50 am »
I have question about Do-31E
was that the final version of the Aircraft ?
or had the production version look more like this:





or this:  Do 131 ? (if Do 131 is production version of Do 31)
 
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #43 on: July 23, 2011, 07:34:33 am »
Could it be there were several Do 131 variants? The one that was pictured earlier in this topic appears in a NASA document as the "Do 131A", not just plain Do 131...

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« Reply #44 on: July 25, 2011, 09:01:48 am »
Could it be there were several Do 131 variants? The one that was pictured earlier in this topic appears in a NASA document as the "Do 131A", not just plain Do 131...


I found information about that
There DO 131 A and B version
It use Turbofan Lift engine and High bypass cruise engine, no use of the Pegasus VTOL engine !


Do 131 A Military VTOL Transporter
14x Rolls-Royce RB.162-81 Jet Lift engine (7 in each wing pod)
2x Rolls-Royce RB.168-25-38 Cruise engines.
Cruise Speed: 850 km/h ( 528 mph)
Wingspan: 24,82 m (81.42 ft)
Wing area: 88,0m2 (947 ft2)
Length: 24,6 m (80.71 ft)
Height: 8,0m (26.21 ft)
Max STO weight:  41000kg (90400 lb)
Design VTOL weight: 37630 kg (83000 lb)
Payload: 4900 kg (10800 lb) with range of 925 km. (max 7250 kg)


Do 131 B Military VTOL Transporter 
the Lift engine pod are removed, for increased Payload
or are replace by fuel tanks for more range
Payload: 7100 kg (15700 lb) with range of 925 km.


Other version based on Do 31
DO P378
Civilian V/STOL

10x Rolls-Royce Jet Lift engine (5 in each wing pod)
4x Rolls-Royce Lift/Cruise engines (Pegasus ?).
Cruise Speed: ?
Wingspan: 24,82 m (81.42 ft)
Wing area: ?
Length: 32,1 m (105,31ft)
Height: 7,3 m (23.95 ft)
Payload: ?





Do 231 Civilian version
80-100 passenger VTOL / transporter projected for late 1970s




12x Rolls-Royce Jet RB.202-25Lift engine (4 in each wing pod, 2 in nose, 2 in tail)
4x Rolls-Royce RB220 Cruise engines.
Max Speed: 900 km/h at 25,000 ft
Wingspan: 26,0 m (85.3 ft)
Wing area: 120,0 m2
Length: 35,55 m (118,8 ft)
Height: 9,55 m (31.3 ft)

Maxium altitude: 11100 m
Maxium climb: rate 13 m/s
Payload: 10220 kg or 100+4 passengers + 22,3 m3 baggage
Range: 800 km (500 mi)
VTOL range with half payload: 2460 km (1330 nm)
VTOL range with max fuel: 2790 km (1500 nm)
max VTOL 59000 kg (130075 lb)


Do 231 Military version
Height: 10,5 m
maxium altitude 10000 m
maxium climb rate 18,5 m/s
Payload 10000 kg
Max STO weight: 66900 kg
the Military version is equip with loading ramp

Source: http://www.aiaa.org/tc/vstol/unbuilt/index.htm
 
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #45 on: April 15, 2012, 03:53:37 pm »
Was this model,a V/STOL Germany design or not ?.

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« Reply #46 on: April 15, 2012, 08:50:35 pm »
Was this model,a V/STOL Germany design or not ?.


you got a source for picture ?
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« Reply #47 on: April 15, 2012, 09:41:08 pm »
Judging shape and position of the lift-engine pods, the T-tail and the shape
of the nose and of the nacelles of the model in the background, it COULD be
something like a Do 131, but a clearer phot, or, as Michel already pointed out,
the source for the photo could tell us more .. ;)
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #48 on: April 17, 2012, 05:56:35 am »
Could be either the production version of the 131 or a joint DH129 derivative with the UK?
 
Dornier went on to develop the 231 in the 70s but this has a longer nose.

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« Reply #49 on: April 17, 2012, 09:08:02 am »
The wing is something like the early Fw 260/300 ...

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« Reply #50 on: April 17, 2012, 02:59:47 pm »
My dear Jemiba,


I will remember the source,but I am sure,it was from a forum site.

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #51 on: January 21, 2013, 09:56:19 am »
Seen as part of a display, just behind the Do.31E, at Oberschleißheim was this model of the Dornier Do.231 VTOL / transporter projected for late 1970s.

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #52 on: September 28, 2013, 02:06:01 am »
From http://www.fzt.haw-hamburg.de/pers/Scholz/dglr/hh/text_2004_04_01_Senkrechtstarter.pdf


Second image was very small in PDF so I scaled it up.
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« Reply #54 on: September 28, 2013, 05:37:53 am »
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« Reply #55 on: September 28, 2013, 05:53:28 am »
By the way,


I never heard about those Focke-Wulf designations before; FW.1271,FW.1272,FW.1273,
FW.1274,FW.1275,FW.1276,FW.1277 and FW.1278.

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MBB HFB 600 Vertibus brochure
« Reply #56 on: November 25, 2013, 09:57:02 pm »
Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB) HFB 600 Vertibus brochure found on eBay.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/MBB-HFB-600-V-STOL-Transport-Civil-Military-Brochure-c-1970-/141123609774?pt=UK_Collectables_Aeronautica_MJ&hash=item20db9f64ae

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Re: MBB HFB 600 Vertibus brochure
« Reply #57 on: November 26, 2013, 01:50:41 am »
When zooming in you get some slightly larger versions:

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #58 on: February 04, 2014, 09:16:57 am »
Three-view arrangement and specs of the Dornier Do 231C project, from:

NASA TT F-14076
THE VTOL JET FOR A FUTURE V/STOL TRANSPORT SYSTEM
by B. Huinink, K. B. Brink

Translation of "Das Senkrechtstartende Strahlflugzeug L. Rahmen Eines Zukuenftigen VSTOL-Transporvsystems," In:
DGLC Future Commercial Flight Technology [Verkehrsflugtechnik der Zukunft], Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und
Raumfahrt, Cologne, West Germany, Proceedings of the DKI/R Symposium, Hamburg, 29 January 1970, November 1970, pp. 7-32.

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #59 on: April 01, 2014, 05:04:17 am »
Hi,


From Flugzeug Classic 2/2004,here is the Bolkow Bo.140 Model and Bolkow Bo.140M
military version.

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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #60 on: April 18, 2014, 11:37:12 am »
4 b/w pictures of the MBB Bo 140 at Klassiker der Luftfahrt.
Link: Klassiker der Luftfahrt: MBB Bo 140
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #61 on: April 30, 2014, 06:44:38 am »
Hi,


has anyone a drawing to HFB.351 Project ?.
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Re: German V/STOL transport/passenger projects
« Reply #62 on: August 25, 2014, 04:16:06 am »
From the report;



Freifliegende, dynamisch ähnliche Modelle zur
Untersuchung komplexer Probleme des
Transitionsfluges von V/STOL-Flugzeugen, Teil 2


here is the Hamburger HFB.590 V/STOL transport project model,and a details for HFB.600.

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« Reply #63 on: January 22, 2015, 10:34:48 am »
Model of the Dornier 231 exhibited at Le Bourget 1971, from Aviation Magazine 565.

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« Reply #64 on: January 24, 2015, 04:00:55 am »
From Flying Review 10/1964,


here is the early Dornier Do.31 Model.

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« Reply #65 on: January 28, 2015, 04:00:27 am »
Hi,


here is a Models for Dornier Do.31-1.


http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/3.43968

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« Reply #66 on: February 05, 2015, 05:00:24 am »
Hi,


here is a front view to early Dornier Do.31 version.


FR 8/1963

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« Reply #67 on: May 08, 2016, 05:49:32 am »
Hi,

Here is some Focke-Wulf buried propeller design aircraft.

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« Reply #68 on: September 22, 2017, 12:05:31 pm »
Artist's impression of MBB Bo 140 civil version.

Source:
http://modernwartech.blog.hu/2016/10/09/vtol_60_6_resz_a_dornier_do_31_es_tarsai
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« Reply #69 on: September 25, 2017, 11:13:13 pm »
Model of MBB HFB-600 Vertibus on display at Hanover Air Show 1970.

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MBB HFB-600 Vertibus would use four wing-mounted GE 1/10JI turbojets as gas generators for lift/cruise fans beneath them. Four other Ge 1/10JI in fuselage are for lift.

"VTOL Aircraft Designs Shown in Hanover"
Aviation Week & Space Technology May 11, 1970 p. 61