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Vought ADAM and ADAM II V/STOL projects

allysonca

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So hard to fond a nice ADAM model we made our own. About 16 inches long and looks period if I say so myself, I painted it......... Here is a before, during and finished. Enjoy..... Now working on the Zichek VSTOLS.
 

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Great model. Superb work.
 

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Amazing work, Allyson!! And it DOES have that period feel indeed.
Vought produced so many great unbuilt designs!
 

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Steelpillow - only thing I could find was this about fan-in-wing commercial transport designs:

https://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=19660015340&hterms=Ling-Temco-Vought+Fan-in-wing&qs=N%3D0%26Ntk%3DAll%26Ntt%3DLing-Temco-Vought%2520Fan-in-wing%26Ntx%3Dmode%2520matchallpartial

Enjoy the Day! Mark
 

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steelpillow said:
hesham said:
This link seems to fail. Is there anything else I can search the website on, to find it?
The URL suggested by the link is not the one that it actually points to!
http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19730017270_1973017270.pdf
... works pretty fine.
http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19710065271_1971065271.pdf
... doesn't.
 

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Thanks all. Turns out some of the files at NTRS are available for free download, some are not. That one isn't.
 

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Mark Nankivil said:
Greetings All -

First ADAM design I have seen with a name attached to it - The Persuader...

Enjoy the Day! Mark
Mark, May I ask the provenance of this drawing? It carries the initials B.R.W., presumably those of B.R. Winborn, and both a date and design consistent with the ADAM III strike aircraft proposal, but no other identification.

Not sure if any concept artwork for it has been posted here yet, see top left corner from 1989:
https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1969/1969%20-%202169.html
 

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NASA's ADAM II 1/16th wind tunnel test photos:

https://crgis.ndc.nasa.gov/historic/Test_228:_Adam-II_1/6_Scale_VTOL_Air_Powered_Model

ADAM II Phase 2 wind tunnel tests 1970:

https://crgis.ndc.nasa.gov/historic/Test_248:_Adam_II_-_Phase_2
 

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PaulMM (Overscan) said:
SDASM collection

https://flic.kr/p/N9yybG
Oh my God,fantastic my dear Paul.
 

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PaulMM (Overscan) said:
SDASM collection

https://flic.kr/p/N9yybG
That appears to be a *really* flawed design, if it was intended for VTOL. The engines seem to provide vertical lift from the vicinity of the wing training edge... which would seem to be *far* behind the CG. For this to work it would need a substantial lift jet(s) near the nose. Perhaps the design had just that (lift jets buried behind the cockpit, or ducts tapping high pressed exhaust from the engines) and the artist left them out. But as shown, it'd be a disaster.
 
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