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Bristol Type-199 Tilt-Wing VTOL Project
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Hi,

the Bristol-199 was a tilt-wing VTOL convertiplane project of 1956,powered by four Rolls-Royce
Tyne or Proteus engines.

http://aerosociety.com/News/Insight-Blog/2267/Birds-of-Prey-the-CV22-Osprey-in-the-UK



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Tilt-wing/rotors are rotorcraft so moved to main section. Thanks hesham :)



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Bristol Aircraft Since 1910 lists these specifications.

Power Plant - Four 4,000 shp Rolls-Royce Tynes
No. of Rotors & Blades - 2x4
Rotor Diameter - 48 ft
Fuselage Length - 66 ft
Height - 26 ft
Empty Weight - 35,300 lb
All-Up Weight - 60,000 lb
Design Cruise Speed - 400 mph
Design Cruise Range - 800 miles
Accommodation - 3+50



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