Vertol VZ-2

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Vertol VZ-2



Arriving at Langley from Edwards Air Force Base, Califorina in 1960, this Vertol VZ-2 (Model 76) underwent almost a year and a half of flight research before going back to the manufacturer for rework. The VZ-2 was used to investigate Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL). By the time the test program was ended, the Vertol VZ-2 had flow 450 flights, including 34 full transitions from vertical to horizontal.
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