A tiltjet aircraft 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 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
- Bell D-188A - proposed supersonic tiltjet fighter
- Bell 65 "Air Test Vehicle" - 1954 experimental tiltjet
- EWR VJ 101 - 1960s German supersonic experimental tiltjet fighter
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