Army VZ Series PAGE

2005 / 1 / 4 Update.



Hiller Helicopter
Hiller VZ-1 Pawnee
"Flying Plathome"

VTOL Experimental Vehicle
Diameter : 1.83m
Engine : Nelson H-56 Air Cooling Engine X 2

Hiller Helicopter
Hiller VZ-1E Flying Plathome
VTOL Experimental Vehicle
Vertol Model76
The Prototype of VZ-2

NASA
Vertol VZ-2
Tilt Wing V/STOL Experimental Aircraft
Length : 8.05m
Rotor Diameter : 2.90m
Width : 7.60m
Hight : 3.25m
ngine : Lycoming YT53-L-1 (700hp) X 1
Crew : 1

US ARMY
Ryan VZ-3RY Vertiplane
V/STOL Experimental Aircraft
Length : 8.43m
Wing Span : 7.14m
Hight : 3.25m
All-Up Weight : 1,180Kg
Engine : Abco-Lycoming T53-L-1 (1,000shp) X 1
Crew : 1

Doak VZ-4
Ducted Fun VTOL Experimental Aircraft
Length : 9.75m
Width : 7.77m
Hight : 3.05m
All-Up Weight : 1,452Kg
Engine : Lycoming YT543 (840shp) X 1
Max Speed : 370Km/h
Service Ceiling : 1,830m
Range : 370Km
Crew : 2
Firchild VZ-5 Fledgling
VTOL Experimental Aircraft
Length : 10.26m
Hight : 5.13m
All-Up Weight : 1,803Kg
Engine : General Electric YT58-GE-2 Turboshaft (1,024shp) X 1
Max Speed : 297Km/h
Crew : 2

US Army Transportation Corps Museum
Chrysler VZ-6 Flying Jeep
Length : 6.55m
Propella Diameter : 2.59m
Hight : 1.57m
All-Up Weight : 1,088Kg
Engine : Lycoming piston engine (500shp)
Crew : 1

US Army Transportation Corps Museum
Curtiss-Wright VZ-7
Length : 5.18m
Propella Diameter : 1.98m
Span : 4.87m
Hight : 2.83m
All-Up Weight : 952Kg
Own weight : 771Kg
Engine : Turboméca Artouste II B turboshaft engine (425shp)
Max Speed : 51Km/h
Cruising Speed : 40Km/h
Service Ceiling : 60.9m
Armament : None
Crew : 1 (the second prototype : 2)

US Army Transportation Corps Museum
Piasecki VZ-8P
Length : 7.95m
Rotor Diameter : 2.26m
Width : 2.87m
Hight : 2.01m
All-Up Weight : 1,065Kg
Own weight : 838Kg
Engine :
Turboméca Artouste II B turboshaft engine (425shp) X 1
Lycoming O-360-A2A piston engine (180shp) X 2
AiResearch TPE331-6 turbine (550shp X 1)
Max Speed : 104Km/h
Cruising Speed : 80Km/h
Service Ceiling : 914m
Range : 40Km
Crew : 2

Piasecki
Piasecki VZ-8P(B)
Length : 7.44m
Rotor Diameter : 2.5m
Width : 2.81m
Hight : 1.77m
All-Up Weight : 1,664Kg
Own weight : 1,184Kg
Engine : Turboméca Artouste II C turbine (400shp) X 2
Max Speed : 136Km/h
Cruising Speed : 112Km/h
Service Ceiling : 914m
Range : 56Km
Crew : 2 + 3

AVRO CANADA VZ-9V AVROCAR

Diameter : 5.48m
Rotor Diameter : 1.52m
Hight : 1.77m
Engine : Continental J69-T-9 Turbojet X 3
Max Speed : 480Km/h (Plan Spec)
Range : 1,600Km
Crew : 2