XTI Returns To Turbine Propulsion For TriFan VTOL

Tilting ducted fans have been moved from the wing to the fuselage, improving lift and reducing weight.
Credit: XTI Aircraft
XTI has redesigned its TriFan 600 and reverted to all-turbine propulsion for the initial version of the ducted-fan vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) business aircraft. The changes are intended to reduce development and certification cost and risk. Two 7-ft.-dia. tilting ducted fans are now mounted...

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