• December

    4

    2023

The History of The XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft

There appears to be a burgeoning discussion  regarding tiltrotor technology and the V-22 in particular. The attached monograph provides a rather detailed history of tiltrotor technology and the V-22. With the selection of the Army V-280 Valor aircraft as the replacement for the H-60 Blackhawk, US military forces seem content on further embracing tiltrotor technology for the future.
Thus, I trust you will find the attached document useful and interesting, regarding the discussion of tiltrotors and their military and civilian uses.
What is old is new again!
Frank Wickersham III
Semper Fi,W3
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