the EWR VJ 101C experimental German jet fighter VTOL tiltjet aircraft, circa 1965
(images via The X-Planes of Europe, Tony Buttler with Jean-Louis Delezenne, Hikoki Publications)
The EWR Wippe (seesaw) test platform, circa 1960. The EWR consortium - consisting of Bölkow, Heinkel and Messerschmitt - was formed in 1959 to build the VJ 101C, an experimental German VTOL tiltjet fighter aircraft.
(image via The X-Planes of Europe, Tony Buttler with Jean-Louis Delezenne, Hikoki Publications)
“The Dornier Do 31 E3 VSTOL aircraft. At the beginning of the 1960’s NATO asked for a military short take-off and landing battlefield zone aircraft, which should operate independently of runways but from fast prepared small fields” (via)
Also nicknamed the “Naranjero” (Orange Tree(?)) due to it’s intended use as a transporter of fruit.
Paul P. De Asis et al
Patent number: D211612
Filing date: Jun 9, 1967
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