Category Archives: 50s

1957 Hiller x-18 tiller tilt wing

In 1957 Hiller announced plans for developing propeller-driven tilt-wing transport aircraft, capable of vertical take-off and landing. The would have less hovering ability but greater forward speed than standard copters. The illustrations showed the planed phases of vertical to forward flight.

1957 Hiller x-18 tiller tilt wing
1957 Hiller x-18 tiller tilt wing