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Transformer Roadable VTOL


left-click = rotate, middle-button/CTLR-left-click = pan, scroll/right-click/ALT-left-click = zoom

Downloads: 347
Uploaded by: Mark Moore
File size: 447 kilobytes
VSP Version: 2.X
License: Public Domain

File ID# 60
Units Feet
Description A VTOL roadable aircraft design put together by Mark Moore for the DARPA Transformer requirement set (with a very strict 8.5' W x 30' L x 9' H bounding box constraint - with the wing folded). Uses a single width passenger bay to have sufficient width for tilting ducts to achieve as low of disc loading as possible (without complex folding ducts). Based on the highly successful Bell XV-22A quad rotating duct concept.
Source Quality

2 - The source material used to create this model was Essentially Exact. This means detailed dimensions and drawings were used to create the model.

Model Suitability
  • 1 - Build a display model
  • 1 - Cartoon or Pretty Picture
  • 2 - OML for wetted areas/drag buildup
  • 2 - Check internal layout/volume
  • 2 - Weight and balance
  • 3 - Structures
  • 3 - Accurate OML for detailed aerodynamic analysis or CFD
Tags experimental , airplane , vtol , roadable aircraft , aircraft , engine , part

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