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Vought V-451 "Guerrilla" STOL

AeroFranz

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Mark, this is great!
Of interest is the cross-shafting of the two engines to prevent large assymetry in lift in the case of engine out.
I find the style of the drawing interesting, it's almost a little bit cartoonish compared to other GA drawings from Vought.
 

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Given the timing, was this aimed at the Special Air Warfare Center (or perhaps originally, the 4400th CCTS)?
 

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Mark, this is fabulous! You (and the Vought Archives) never cease to amaze me.
 

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Thanks for posting this interesting project! ;D
 

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V-451

1961 turboprop-powered tactical support (Close Support) STOL aircraft project for Army and Marines.
 

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Yes Mark another fantastic and very interesting find!!!
Thanks once again for your time and effort!!

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I found this poor photocopy of a three-view among the things we brought back from that trip. Had to split the scan because I'm currently stuck with a printer/scanner combination that I don't really like.
 

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Hadn't noticed Paul had done something already, but anyway. Here's my attempt at doing a quick clean merge.

It would be a lot better of course with scans in a better definition...
 

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Paul and Stargazer, I'm going to pass the drawing on to Mark and see what he can do, but what each of you have done looks close to the definition in what I've got here. As I said, it's a poor photocopy.
 
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