New Helicopter with 2 rotors built into wings?

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Unread post20 Aug 2013, 17:11

Hey guys, new to the site.

Me and my son where fishing the other day when a military helicopter flew over. It was one I've never seen anywhere, and can't find it anywhere online. It almost looked like a stealth fighter, but a little more traditional aircraft in its shape. Built inside both wings where helicopter rotor's. Anyone have any idea what it could be?
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Unread post20 Aug 2013, 22:03

Did it look like this?
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Unread post21 Aug 2013, 15:16

no nothing like that. It was a solid body, more stealth fighter looking, with the rotors in side the wings. definitely not an Osprey.
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Unread post22 Aug 2013, 01:01

Was it a drone? There are a couple of odd looking drone tilt-rotors out there, but there are only a couple manned tilt-rotors, and, except for a really old Canadian plane, they mostly look like the V-22.
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Unread post22 Aug 2013, 01:50

When you say inside the wing, do you mean like with the VSTOL jet from "The Avengers"? (Just for illustration, since your description does sound like it, although of course it's fictional.) I don't think any real plane is like that.
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Unread post22 Aug 2013, 02:00

Perhaps the VARIOUS concept is further along than expected?

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Unread post22 Aug 2013, 02:23

There are actually a number of proposed manned aircraft with fan-in-wing designs, but I'm not sure if any have been built.
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Unread post22 Aug 2013, 02:33

count_to_10 wrote:There are actually a number of proposed manned aircraft with fan-in-wing designs, but I'm not sure if any have been built.
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Unread post22 Aug 2013, 02:34

This was definitely a manned air craft with fan in wing design. were the closest mountains to Oceania, so i'm guesing it's navy. Kinda looks like delvo's pic but more rounded off and stubby, and I'm pretty sure we saw sunlight through the rotors. We where trout fishing on a wooded mountain stream so we didn,t get a long look but, it was crazy looking.

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