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Modular multi-mission vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned tilt-wing aerial system (UAS). Developed by team from Piasecki, Ricardo and Skunk Works as part of DARPA Transformer program.

Lift typeDucted fanSearch for other aircraft programs with these properties on the Aircraft Programs directory page.
Construction type
Control typeRemotely piloted, Autonomous
Engine typeTurboshaft
ApplicationCargo, Military Transport, Search & Rescue, Surveillance


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