Hitachi Zosen FFB-1 Ducted Fan VTOL for Working Platform

hesham

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My dears,

Hitachi FFB-1 VSTOL experimental project.
is that project really or fake?
 

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http://www.strange-mecha.com/aircraft/VTOL/VTOL-EX.htm

Just a VTOL testbed, no aircraft.
 

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Thanks my dear overscan,

and may I ask you,was that company designed any aircraft projects
after WW2 ?.
 

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This wasn't in any sense an aircraft project - it was a research project of a mobile working platform for accessing high locations by Shohei Niwa and Masayuki Suzuki, from the Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Nagoya University. Hitachi Zosen supplied the ducted fans.

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