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Anglo-American VTOL Conference 1961 - some designs from GE

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Hi,

some USA VTOL projects to solve the vertical take off
and landinding proplems.

http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1961/1961%20-%201402.html
 

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The fighter-like type was shown in AviationWeek 9/1962, too, designated
ASP 610, other projects in this article were the ASP 613, a smaller and lighter
version of the ASP 610 and a fighter bomber without designation.
 

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In the same issue (AviationWeek 9/1962) was an artists impression of the
firts design, designated ASP 410, intended for SAR missions.
Wouldn't the downdraught have been even worse, than today in the Osprey ?
 

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Yes my dear Jemiba,

it was the first aircraft in flightglobal.
 

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