XC-142 walk around

Long before the V-22 Osprey ever took to the air, the US military had embarked on a program to develop a V/STOL transport that could land and take off vertically, while having better performance than helicopters. LTV's XC-142 tilt-wing was powered by a pair of T64 turboprops with a common drive shaft.

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LTV XC-142

XC-142 walkaround

XC-142 side view

XC-142 nacelles