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Some very interesting VSTOL projects were designed in Germany.
MBB BO140
A tiltwing transport, with civil (Z) and military (M) versions.
4 x GE1S11T turboshaft engines each developing 11,400shp and driving 8.24m diameter blades.
BO140Z could carry 80 passengers at 84cm seat pitch.
BO140M 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 BO140
A tiltwing transport, with civil (Z) and military (M) versions.
4 x GE1S11T turboshaft engines each developing 11,400shp and driving 8.24m diameter blades.
BO140Z could carry 80 passengers at 84cm seat pitch.
BO140M 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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