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Ryan Liftfan VTOL designs & the XV-5

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Those are a generic VTOL aircraft,and maybe related to Ryan;

http://archive.aviationweek.com/image/spread/19610925/91/2
 

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Article on XV-5A. Drawings previously posted in earlier section of this thread but this is the complete article if there is any interest.
 

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From Ailes 1961.
 

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Unknown USA VTOL Surveillance & Recce Aircraft Project of 1960s

here is unknown VTOL surveillance and recce low-wing aircraft project of 1961,intended for
army and had a lift fans in fuselage,can anyone ID it ?,page 33;


Also I think the Douglas D-793 was involved in this competition ?.
 

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Unknown USA VTOL Surveillance & Recce Aircraft Project of 1960s

here is unknown VTOL surveillance and recce low-wing aircraft project of 1961,intended for
army and had a lift fans in fuselage,can anyone ID it ?,page 33;


Also I think the Douglas D-793 was involved in this competition ?.

Now,we can say about this contest,maybe the tenders were;

- North American CL-4035 (T2J-1 VTOL)
- Ryan/GE Model-? ,sure was in
- Douglas D-793
- Grumman G-260 ,sure was in,it had a fan lift in center inboard section of the wing
 

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Unknown USA VTOL Surveillance & Recce Aircraft Project of 1960s

here is unknown VTOL surveillance and recce low-wing aircraft project of 1961,intended for
army and had a lift fans in fuselage,can anyone ID it ?,page 33;


Also I think the Douglas D-793 was involved in this competition ?.

Now,we can say about this contest,maybe the tenders were;

- North American CL-4035 (T2J-1 VTOL)
- Ryan/GE Model-? ,sure was in
- Douglas D-793
- Grumman G-260 ,sure was in,it had a fan lift in center inboard section of the wing

Maybe Bell D-2021 was involved.
 

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Browsing through an old index of blueprints (probably from SDASM) I've just come across the mention of a VTO-Executive variant of the Vertifan, also under the Model 143 designation. The closest thing I've found to this description in my files is this Vertifan project, but I can't say for sure if it's just that, or another project of the same era.

From AW 1960,

I think this aircraft was intended for that competition;
Unknown USA VTOL Surveillance & Recce Aircraft Project of 1960s
 

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In the Flying magazine article it mentions "rotating engines," a term I have not seen before. Can anyone shed some light on this?
 

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I was looking through some articles on "The Drive", and I found this:


Hopefully it hasn't been posted here already, if it has, I ask the moderators to delete this post.

Regards,

Wyvern
 

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From Vertiflite,

the first time to know that,North American co-operated with Ryan to
develop V/STOL Transport and Interceptor designs,based on this
concept ?.
 

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From University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign project hummingbird 1961,
 

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From NASA, Vertical and Short Takeoff and Landing V/STOL Aircraft 1964,

the No.23 was a Navy VAX concept,and No.26 is
the XV-5 Development
 

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