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Postwar deltas with propellers

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Hi,

I saw today the Rohr 2-175 in the topic "Jet trainers without jets", and I realized that Postwar deltas flying with propellers are not well known (at least by me ;D )

So I searched a first list of these planes. Among their the main are only prototypes (we are on SecretProjects ;) ). I am interested by all the others that you can add [but more "deltas" than other flying wings and canards or similar like ML Utility MkI (1957 : 65 hp), Rutan VariViggen (1972 : 150 hp), Miller Texas Gem (1973 : 100 hp), Velocity (1985 : 160 hp ?), Miller Bohannon JM-2 (1989 : 100 hp), Wingco Atlantica (2003 : 160 or 235 hp, crash during first flight), Chudzik CC-02 (2007 : 200 hp), Velocity V-Twin (2012 : 2 x 160 hp) or Raptor Aircraft Raptor (2019 ? : 300 hp)]

-Baker MB-1 : 1960 : 85 hp (1 prototype)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baker_MB-1_Delta_Kitten
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KN_Baker_DeltaKitten_1960.jpg

-Dean Delt-Air 250 : 1961 : 180 hp (crash of the prototype during first flight)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dean_Delt-Air_250
https://www.vintagemodelplans.com/products/full-size-printed-scale-peanut-plans-dean-delt-air-250-model-proved-to-be-a-very-stable-flier

-Dyke Delta : 1966 : 180 hp ? (around 50 built, among their one one-seat Stingray 1970 ? 100 hp)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyke_Delta
https://doc8643.com/aircraft/JD2
https://www.recreationalflying.com/topic/9163-finally-found-it-but/

-Rohr 2-175 : 1974 : 150 hp (one prototype)
http://www.fraseraerotechnologycompany.com/Rohr_2-175_Fan_Jet.html
https://ic.pics.livejournal.com/thexhs/33277452/85322/85322_original.jpg

-Facetmobile FMX-4 : 1993 : 50 hp (one prototype)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wainfan_Facetmobile
http://www.facetmobile.com/

-Verhees Delta D1 : 2004 : 50 hp (one prototype)
http://www.verheesengineering.com/single-seat-d1/
http://www.verheesengineering.com/d1-specifications/

-Verhees Delta D2 : 2018 : 100 hp (one prototype)
http://www.verheesengineering.com/d2-twoseater/
http://www.verheesengineering.com/specifications-verhees-delta-2/


I like the Baker MB-1 and the Verhees Deltas D1/2. There is Payen's spirit in these planes :)
 

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Videos about flying :

-Dyke Delta : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5imyOLhIJDQ

-Rohr 2-175 : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yg_8hDMIJtA

-Facetmobile FMX-4 : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djdG0TNvPio

-Verhees Delta D1 : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pBxqUG4cfk

-Verhees Delta D2 : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLUs8hqyCnA
 

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There's also that cranked delta that only flew as an RC model that was being proposed as a military trainer somewhere here at SP. It has tandem seating. I can't remember the name of it right now.
 

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This one ? (AMR XD-110A : 1969)

http://aviadejavu.ru/Site/Crafts/Craft34042.htm
 

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There was also the Lohr Deltaflügler - see https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,17943.msg196838.html#msg196838
 

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Cy-27 said:
There was also the Lohr Deltaflügler - see https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,17943.msg196838.html#msg196838
Thanks. I did not know this project. Too bad that it did not have the opportunity to fly.

Jemiba said:
Eric, how could you forget to mention THE postwar delta with a prop, the Payen Pa.60/61 ?
https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,1417.0.html

Well, ok, much too obvious to be mentioned again ... ;D
Yes, "too well known". But thank you for this reminder ;)
 

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And from JAWA 2004-2005,

the RMT 03.
 

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It looks like more a Delta-canard, like the Rutan VariViggen, but thanks Hesham.
 

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Deltafan said:
This one ? (AMR XD-110A : 1969)

Yes, that's the one.

https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,1303.msg10858.html#msg10858

https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,19933.msg193259.html#msg193259
 

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H-5A Delta Stinger was/is a high-wing, low-aspect ratio, homebuilt designed by Continental Airlines engineer Lawrence “Larry” Heuburger. It probably never flew, but the prototype was recently spotted along a dusty road in the American South-West desert.
The wing had leading edges swept about 45 degrees while trailing edges swept forward a little (ala. Mirage).
The slab-sided fuselage sat a pilot in the nose, closely followed by a passenger. The engine was mounted high, amidships with an extension shaft connecting it to a pusher propeller. The deep fuselage included a rudder below the wing. A second rudder and fin were mounted above the wing. Fixed, tricycle, landing gear with spring-steel main legs.

H-5A had a tiny, horizontal trimming surface on the nose (similar to trimming surfaces on later Dyke Deltas).
There is a thread on the H-5A on www.homebuiltairplanes.com ....... started by our buddy Hesham..
I found the same photos and a 3-view drawing on Google.

Hopefully, a more tech-savvy poster can add links to those websites.
Pleeeeeeeease?

Heuburger later helped design the OMAC high-wing, canard, business turboprop. The first OMAC prototype had a delta centre wing, with constant-chord outer wing panels. After stability testing in a NASA wind tunnel, the revised OMAC got tapered wings.
 

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Thanks riggerrob

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2428258-Heuberger-H-5-Delta-Stinger

https://www.homebuiltairplanes.com/forums/threads/high-mounted-low-aspect-ratio-delta-wing.17614/#post-205176
 

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What was this French,Ibis RJ-3 ?.

From L+K 23/1991.
 

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From Ailes 1/12/1961,

here is a delta wing light airplane,designed by Mr. Herbert S. Dean.
 

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The Dean Delt-Air 250 was mentionned in the first post of this topic.

Thanks for the new details Hesham :)
 

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