First hover flight of the GE-Ryan XV-5A

Thursday, June 25, 1964



The GE-Ryan XV-5A was a fan-in-wing concept demonstrator funded by the US Army. The aircraft had first flown on May 25 1964 - presumably by conventonal take-off.

 Source: AHS V/STOL Wheel entry for this aircraft


Aircraft related to this milestone
Ryan XV-5A