TRIFAN 600 – commercial tiltrotor (11 photos + video)




The American company XTI Aircraft launched a program to attract investments for the implementation of its ambitious plan – the start of production tiltrotor TriFan 600. The aircraft, designed by the ex-leader David Brody (David Brody) looks like a hybrid of aircraft and helicopters, and is capable of vertical flight and landing. This quality allows TRIFAN 600 planted on a relatively small area with a smooth surface, whether ground backyard or roof of a skyscraper – runway for both aircraft are no longer required. The design of the apparatus contains two gas turbine engines, which drive the three screws with adjustable positions. Cruising speed tiltrotor approximately – 644 km / h. At one gas station TRIFAN 600 is able to overcome some 1,900 km at an altitude of 9000 m. The development of the prototype is carried out for 2 years. In addition to the pilot can take on board up to five passengers. Introduction TriFan 600 into operation will enable people to move quickly “from door to door.” Applications aircraft: Emergency medical services, tourism, business travel and personal travel (for wealthy passengers). Estimated price TriFan 600 – 10 to 12 million US dollars, depending on the configuration. However, you can not buy it yet – XTI Aircraft only looking for investors.


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