vertical takeoff and landing aircraft

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vertical takeoff and landing aircraft

Fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters capable of taking off or landing vertically. Also called VTOL aircraft. See also vertical landing zone; vertical takeoff and landing aircraft transport area.
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According to the website of its manufacturer, Lockheed Martin, the MC-130J is 'capable of worldwide employment for missions requiring clandestine single- or multi-ship low-level aerial refueling of Special Operation Force vertical and tilt-rotor aircraft and/or infiltration, resupply and exfiltration by airdrop, or landing on remote airfields.'
and its military allies and client nations.Besides the military MH-139 helicopters, the facility will focus on Leonardos AW-139 helicopters on which its Air Force ships are based; the AW-609 tilt-rotor aircraft, which Leonardo said is approaching mass production ahead of FAA certification;" the AW-119 model, built only in Philadelphia; and the AW-169 light-intermediate helicopter.It will include full flight simulators and virtual training equipment.
Residents near Yokota Air Base in the city of Fussa~were shocked on Tuesday as the US and Japan announced the arrival of the tilt-rotor aircraft there, the first deployment in Japan outside of the southern island of Okinawa.
DAYTON, Ohio -- The Naval Medical Research Unit of Dayton (NAMRU-D) accepted Aircraft 24, a decommissioned Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, for aerospace medicine research on Dec.
Cai, "Mathematical modeling and control of a tilt-rotor aircraft," Aerospace Science and Technology, vol.
The Northern Training Area, straddling the villages of Higashi and Kunigami, is equipped helipads that are used by the US military's Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, notorious for their reliability issues.
Dive teams are getting ready to recover wreckage from the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft that crashed during a scheduled military exercise.
The Osprey is a tilt-rotor aircraft that takes off and lands like a helicopter, but flies like an airplane.
The MV-22 Osprey is a tilt-rotor aircraft similar to a conventional
Marines have described the incident involving the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft as a "mishap" and said it was under investigation.
At Air Force Special Operations Command, officials are working to make improvements to the CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, said Col.
But until the commercialization, you go through the process such reliability testing, system development on the part of the test aircraft (prototype).When you see the United States' Belsa that made tilt-rotor aircraft, aircraft tilt-rotor is very difficult to develop a practical aircraft.