Source Boeing tech specs The following take-off weights are also available: Short take-off- 57000lb Self-deploy - 60500b


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office

Primary manufacturer: Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office

Parent type: Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey

Aircraft status: Operational


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Convertiplane

Compound type: N/A

Lift configuration: Tilt rotor/prop/duct (x2)

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 6.73 m 22.1 ft
Overall Length: 17.48 m 57.3 ft
Overall Width: 25.78 m 84.6 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 17.48 m 57.3 ft
Airframe Width: 5.61 m 18.4 ft
Airframe Height: 5.38 m 17.7 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 4.68 m 15.4 ft
Landing Gear Track: 7.62 m 25.0 ft
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.83 m 6.0 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 7.37 m 24.2 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 1.80 m 5.9 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 23,859 kg 52,600 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 23,859 kg 52,600 lb
Empty Weight: 15,177 kg 33,460 lb
Useful Load: 8,682 kg 19,141 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.636
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
Hover Ceiling OGE: 1,646 m 5,400 ft
Max Level Flight Speed: 518 km/h 280 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling: 7,620 m 25,000 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range:  
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Number of engines: 2
Designation: RR AE 1107C-Liberty turbine
Manufacturer: Rolls-Royce
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated: 4586 kW 6147 hp
Intermediate: 4586 kW 6147 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 11.61 m 38.08 ft
RPM: 331.9 rpm 331.9 rpm
Direction of Rotation: Not applicable
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction: Graphite/fiberglass
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Conventional
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 3
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 105.83 m² 1139.2 ft²
Disc Loading: 112.72 kg/m² 23.088 lb/ft²
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed: 201.74 m/s 661.9 fps

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades:  
Blade Construction: N/A
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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