26 December 2010

Another Day, Another VTOL Concept

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Nice try
It's a fan in wing concept, with 4 fans and 2 thrusters, (Videos at link) better known as a bunch of complex moving equipment that can fail at an inopportune time.

Remember, you don't just have the fans,. you 6 fans, and their associated transmissions, plus shutters and vanes for control in VTOL mode, as well as thick low aspect ration wings which don't have space to carry things like fuel, because they have the fans.

Call me a cynic, but I do not see success here.


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