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XC-142 VTOL Aircraft

XC-142 VTOL Aircraft The Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV) XC-142 was a tri-service tilt-wing experimental aircraft designed to investigate the operational suitability of vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) transports. An XC-142A first flew conventionally on 29 September 1964, and on 11 January 1965, it completed its first transitional flight by taking off vertically, …

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