FIrst flight of the Ryan XV-5B Vertifan

Monday, June 24, 1968



The aircraft was rebuilt from the XV-5A. It had a wider landing gear, an improved cockpit, and  the thrust spoiler was removed.

Source: GE-Ryan XV-5A, AHS V/STOL Wheel, last accessed March 14 2017.


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Ryan XV-5B Vertifan