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Sikorsky XV-2

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The Sikorsky XV-2, also known by the Sikorsky Aircraft model number S-57, was a planned experimental stoppable rotor aircraft, designated as a convertiplane, developed for a joint research program between the United States Air Force and the United States Army. [1]

9 relations: Aircraft, Airplane, Bell XV-3, Delta wing, Helicopter, McDonnell XV-1, Sikorsky Aircraft, United States Air Force, United States Army.

Aircraft

An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.

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Airplane

An airplane or aeroplane (informally plane) is a powered, fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine, propeller or rocket engine.

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Bell XV-3

The Bell XV-3 (Bell 200) is an American tiltrotor aircraft developed by Bell Helicopter for a joint research program between the United States Air Force and the United States Army in order to explore convertiplane technologies.

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Delta wing

The delta wing is a wing shaped in the form of a triangle.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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McDonnell XV-1

The McDonnell XV-1 is an experimental compound gyroplane developed for a joint research program between the United States Air Force and the United States Army to explore technologies to develop an aircraft that could take off and land like a helicopter but fly at faster airspeeds, similar to a conventional airplane.

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Sikorsky Aircraft

The Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is an American aircraft manufacturer based in Stratford, Connecticut.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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Redirects here:

54-4403, Sikorsky S-57, Sikorsky V-2.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikorsky_XV-2

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