McDonnell 82 XV-1 (oz10922)


McDonnell 82 XV-1 (oz10922) by Alfred Ledertheil from Modell-Technik und Sport 1955 - plan thumbnail

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McDonnell 82 XV-1. Flugschraubermodell. Free flight scale gyrocopoter model, for 0.8 - 1.5 cc diesel engine.

The subject McDonnell XV-1 was an experimental compound gyroplane developed in the 1950s as a joint research program between the USAF and the US Army, to develop an aircraft that could take off and land like a helicopter, but fly faster.

Quote: "Hi Steve, for some years now, it is my everyday pleasure to look at Outerzone for new plans. Thank you so much for this great site! It isn't easy finding plans that are not listed at Outerzone, but two I found. Both are from the German Modell-Technik und Sport and published in1955.
- Mc Donnel 82 XV-1 designed by Alfred Ledertheil
- Sikorsky S-51 designed by Willi Beck
Articles are included in German, but at least the material lists should be helpful. I hope you enjoy looking at these plans as much as I did. Best regards, Nils"

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Article, in German.


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Hi Steve and Mary, Not really a comment or even a correction but a video of the original XV-1 on test flights The original btw is still in one piece (and is parked in the US Army museum at Fort Rucker).
Daithi - 24/02/2019
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