Mystery mislabeled picture from SDASM photostream. Anyone cares to guess?

AeroFranz

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I found this pic labeled


1611 Ryan XV-5 Vertifan wing cut-away
here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/8476472645/in/photostream/


now, I'm pretty sure that's not what it is. Looks like the wing for a turboprop aircraft with some funky arrangement to blow air over the trailing edge. And then there's some allusion to something happening with fuel, maybe being mixed with the blown air?


I'm attaching the picture to help with recognition, but we could take it down once we figure out what it is.



 

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To my opinion, at least on the left side of this picture it's quite clearly recognisable
as nozzles, blowing air over those flaps. And yes, it seem to be "hot" nozzles.
 

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this look like a STOL proposal

my guess:

Ryan 167 a proposal for XV-5A V/STOL Operational Evaluation Aircraft (1962)
 

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this is obviously unrelated to the XV-5 Vertifan...Michel, do you have a link to that proposal?
 

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AeroFranz said:
this is obviously unrelated to the XV-5 Vertifan...Michel, do you have a link to that proposal?


sadly not
 

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Thanks for the link, it certainly looks like it could be the right airplane ;)
 

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The wing and engine pod has some similarity to #1611 illustration...
 
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