(Showcased weight values pertain to the Ryan XV-5 Vertifan production model)
2 x General Electric J85-GE-5 turbojet engines developing 2,658lb of thrust each; 2 x General Electric X353-5 tip-drive lift fan developing 7,500lb of thrust each; 1 x General Electric X353-5 tip-drive lift fan.
547 mph (880 kph; 475 kts)
39,370 feet (12,000 m; 7.46 miles)
1,000 miles (1,610 km; 869 nm)
8,000 ft/min (2,438 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Ryan XV-5 Vertifan production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Ryan XV-5 Vertifan production model)
XV-5 "Vertifan" - Base Series Designation
XV-5A - Initial flyable aircraft; two completed to same design standard; second prototype crashing.
XV-5B - Second prototype rebuilt/modified post-crash with improved control scheme; uprated list engines.
Values are derrived from a variety of categories related to the design, overall function, and historical influence of this aircraft in aviation history.
The overall rating takes into account over 60 individual factors related to this aircraft entry. The rating is out of a possible 100.
Relative Maximum Speed
This entry's maximum listed speed (547mph).
Graph average of 562.5 miles-per-hour.
Ryan XV-5 Vertifan operational range when compared to distances between major cities.
Aviation Era Span
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.
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