Thursday, April 21, 2011

LTV XC-142

LTV XC-142 at Air Force Museum, Dayton
The sole surviving XC-142 tilt-wing transport at the Air Force Museum, circa 1990s


Magazine Articles and Photos:

"10 Bidders Seek Tri-Service Contract" Aviation Week & Space Technology May 1, 1961 p.32-33 2 photos 1 illustration

"Vought, Hiller, Ryan Recommended For Tri-Service VTOL Transport" Aviation Week & Space Technology September 4, 1961 p.36

Photo: XC-142 mockup  Air Pictorial November 1962  p.355

David A. Anderton "XC-142A Detail Design Effort Hits Peak" AW&ST January 14, 1963 p.60-67 2 illustrations

"XC-142A Makes 100-deg. Wing Transition" Aviation Week & Space Technology June 29, 1964 p.22 4 photos

"XC-142A Makes First Flight" Aviation Week & Space Technology October 5, 1964 p.27

"XC-142 Makes Conventional First Flight" Aviation Week & Space Technology October 12, 1964 p.27 3 illustrations

Photo: "XC-142 Makes First Vertical Takeoff, Hover Flight" Aviation Week & Space Technology January 11, 1965 p.24

Photo: "L-T-V/Hiller/Ryan XC-142A In Vertical Flight Mode" Aviation Week & Space Technology January 25, 1965 front cover

Photo:"XC-142A trials on USS Bennington"  Naval Aviation News  July 1966  p.20-21

"XC-142 Nears Edwards Testing" Aviation Week & Space Technology May 17, 1965 p.115

Walk aound photos of the sole surviving XC-142
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