tilt-wing aircraft

tilt-wing aircraft

An aircraft in which both hover flight and conventional forward flight are possible by tilting the wing through 90° while keeping the fuselage horizontal. See convertiplane and tilt rotor.
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According to Northrop, the system is capable of providing a variety of fixed-, rotary- and tilt-wing aircraft with 360-degree coverage, detecting and identifying types of threats, their bearing and lethality,.
7 minion to develop a tilt-wing aircraft manufactured by Bell Aircraft.
The laser could be installed on a V-22 tilt-wing aircraft, CH-47 helicopter, or possibly a Humvee truck.