fan lift

fan lift

fan lift
A jet V/STOL (vertical/short takeoff and landing) system using large axial fans inside the fuselage and the wings. They are covered by shutters above and below and are opened only in the hovering mode.
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This is lined with a lightweight, multicolored fabric visible from the front, while in the back, a fan lifts the pieces of golden fabric, making them float.