Ryan VZ-3 Vertiplane
1958
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Ryan VZ-3 Vertiplane

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Barry, 29.03.2016

A proof of concept machine using blown flaps and powered by a 1,000 shp Avco Lycoming T53 turboshaft engine mounted in the fuselage and driving two large four bladed wing mounted propellers. After a 21 flight test programme for the U.S.Army the plane crashed and was then transferred to NASA for further tests before being retired to the U.S.Army museum.

Span 23'5" Length 27'8" Height 10'8" Gross weight 2,600 lb

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