2317. Civil Tiltrotor Configuration Development for the 21St Century


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R W Lacy, J B Wilkerson, D I Newman: 2317. Civil Tiltrotor Configuration Development for the 21St Century. 1996.



Introduction of a civil tiltrotor into the National Air Transportation System in the early part of the next century continues to be an attractive, economically viable option for reducing growing air traffic congestion problems and improving passenger total travel time. Preliminary configuration definition of a safe, has evolved as system trade studies affordable vehicle are conducted, and integrated into the design. This technical paper will review the CTR2000 configuration development, and system trade studies of emergency power requirement, cabin seat configuration, and engine sizing for Category A takeoff and landing capability.


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