Note: Some of the configuration features of this aircraft are incorrect but cannot be fixed pending modifications to Vertipedia.

For more details see the notes on the Type page for the XV-5 series.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Ryan Aeronautical

Primary manufacturer: Ryan Aeronautical

Parent type: Ryan XV-5 Vertifan

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Other Powered Lift

Compound type: N/A

Lift devices: 3 in Embedded fan or prop configuration

Dedicated control device: 0 Other

Crew required: 1-2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Key Characteristics

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Aircraft Details

Data on aircraft configuration, weights, flight performance and equipment

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