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A tiltjet aircraft[1] is similar in concept to a tiltrotor design. Whereas a tiltrotor utilises rotors, the tiltjet employs jet engines with the entire propulsion system being rotated from the from axial to dorsal in order to achieve a transition from hover or vertical flight to horizontal. They are typically fully capable of VTOL operations.

List of Tiltjet aircraft[edit]

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  1. ^ http://www.vstol.org/wheel/VSTOLWheel/Categories/TiltJ.htm

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