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NASA GL-10 Greased Lightning

Index NASA GL-10 Greased Lightning

The GL-10 Greased Lightning is a hybrid diesel-electric tiltwing aircraft. [1]

9 relations: Canadair CL-84, Diesel engine, Diesel–electric transmission, Hiller X-18, LTV XC-142, Propeller, Tiltwing, Unmanned aerial vehicle, VTOL.

Canadair CL-84

The Canadair CL-84 "Dynavert", designated by the Canadian Forces as the CX-131, was a V/STOL turbine tiltwing monoplane designed and manufactured by Canadair between 1964 and 1972.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).

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Diesel–electric transmission

A diesel–electric transmission, or diesel–electric powertrain, is used by a number of vehicle and ship types for providing locomotion.

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Hiller X-18

The Hiller X-18 was an experimental cargo transport aircraft designed to be the first testbed for tiltwing and V/STOL (vertical/short takeoff and landing) technology.

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LTV XC-142

The Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV) XC-142 was a tri-service tiltwing experimental aircraft designed to investigate the operational suitability of vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) transports.

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Propeller

A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.

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Tiltwing

A tiltwing aircraft features a wing that is horizontal for conventional forward flight and rotates up for vertical takeoff and landing.

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Unmanned aerial vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard.

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VTOL

A vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft is one that can hover, take off, and land vertically.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_GL-10_Greased_Lightning

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