This was a technology demonstrator aircraft built around a CH-47A airframe. The objective was to develop, and verify by flight test, improvements in Handling Qualities, Vibration, Noise and performance in 2 phases. In the second phase a wing was added to provide lift compounding.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Compound type: Lift
Lift configuration: Tandem (Fore/aft) (x2)
Crew required: 2
Crew seating: Side-by-side
Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)