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North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« on: March 04, 2006, 07:38:30 am »
Rockwell ... maybe  ???
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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2007, 02:32:26 pm »
...and a little bit more on pretty little bird. I just wonder what nickname Rockwell Navy Multimission aircraft would get.
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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2007, 10:23:53 am »
North American proposed a VTOL versoin of the good old T-2 Buckeye
(from Flying Review 1965)
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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2008, 04:06:11 am »
Hi,

this tailsitter was to have the pilot's canopy area to bend/hinge
for landings/take-offs.

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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2008, 11:18:59 am »
This concept was even tested by NASA, using the F-16, see
here http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,2140.15.html
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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2008, 04:17:36 pm »
It's a North American Rockwell design. I forget the designation. But it's in the large "VTOL Concepts Volume 1" report that's available in PDF. Sorry I can't be more precise, but I'm sure someone knows what I'm yapping about...
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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2009, 11:13:18 am »
has this been posted yet? soory if it has

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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2009, 10:38:31 am »
Hi,

the North American/Rockwell VTOL Model transport aircraft.
http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19680026122_1968026122.pdf
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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2011, 07:20:17 am »
[North American NA-249 VTOL proposal from eBay]

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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2011, 08:52:29 am »
The pics:

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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2012, 01:01:51 am »
Quote
North American proposed a VTOL versoin of the good old T-2 Buckeye
(from Flying Review 1965)

A testbed concept. The J34 turbojet would have been replaced by a J85-GE-5 driving two lift fans.

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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2012, 02:26:41 am »
It's hard to tell from the 3-view, but does this have a tail-mounted fan for pitch control?


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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2012, 06:21:03 am »
It's hard to tell from the 3-view, but does this have a tail-mounted fan for pitch control?


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It has a puffer jet with vanes on a short, tail-mounted extension, using bleed gases from the turbines.

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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2013, 01:01:53 am »
Two designs for VTOL transports, the first probably showing the one posted in #8 by hesham.
(The captions says just "transports with the size of the CX-6A", without stating a further relations !)
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Re: North American Rockwell VTOL / VSTOL projects
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2013, 02:20:02 am »
These are new to me, thanks a lot for sharing, Jens!