Aircraft Photo of D-9517 | Dornier VJ 101C-X1 | AirHistory.net #9089
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:D-9517
Aircraft Original Type:Dornier VJ 101
Aircraft Generic Type:Dornier VJ 101
Aircraft Version:Dornier VJ 101C-X1
C/n (msn):
Location
City / Airport:HanoverMap
Country:Germany
Airport Codes:ICAO: EDDV   IATA: HAJ   Local: -   Other: -
Event:ILA Hanover 1964
 
Photo Date:2 May 1964
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 9089
Photo Comment

The first prototype of a planned VTOL supersonic fighter. This aircraft was lost during a test flight on 14 September 1964. Powered by Rolls Royce RB145 jets, the two wingtip swivelling examples were supplemented by four under-fuselage engines. The X2 is preserved qv.

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