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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)

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)