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: Jet lift VTOL

Compound type: N/A

Lift configuration: Combined lift devices (x3)

Dedicated control device: Other

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: GE J85-GE-5 turbine

Engine manufacturer: General Electric Company

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 5534 kg (12200 lb)

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