A tiltwing aircraft is similar in concept to a tiltrotor design. Whereas a tilt rotor rotates the propeller from axial to dorsal, a tiltwing rotates the entire wing, not just the nacelles or prop and shaft. They are typically fully capable of VTOL operations.

An advantageFact|date=October 2007 of tilt wing over tilt rotor is that when the rotors tilt up, the wings rotate so that they do not block the downward air.

The Canadair CL-84 Dynavert was a successful tiltwing design that never went into production.

List of Tiltwing Aircraft

(includes rocket, jet, and prop propelled craft)

* Canadair CL-84
* LTV XC-142
* Vertol VZ-2
* Hiller X-18

ee also

* Tiltrotor
* Tailsitter

External links

* [http://www.russian.ee/~star/vertigo/ling_xc-142-r.html Ling-Temco-Vought XC-142A "Tri Service"]
* [http://www.russian.ee/~star/vertigo/canadair_dynavert-r.html Canadair CL-84 "Dynavert"]

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