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RC V-22 Osprey
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RC V-22 Osprey with con trails around
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VTOL transport
US$69 million+
US$83,256 per hour
three
24 troops/12 litters
RR Allison T406
2 x 6,150 shp.
33,140 lbs.
60,500 lbs
2,037 gals.
15,000 lbs.
57 ft. 4 in.
84 ft. 7 in.
245 mph
315 mph
2,300 fpm
26,000 feet
430 miles
3/19/89
2006






RC V-22 Osprey fully functioning
RC V-22 Osprey

The rc V-22 Osprey by Rotormast, Carrollton, Tx. has wingspan of 35 in. In a video on the site it is shown flying just like the actual aircraft.

We have seen some other rc V-22 Osprey projects posted in RC Groups and also on a site called RC VTOL'S. We don't have many details of these, but none appear capable of performing all the maneuvers of the actual aircraft.



RC V-22 Osprey experimental model
RC V-22 Osprey

Design of a rc V-22 Osprey was undertaken by the Mechanical Engineering Dept. of the University of Adelaide. Construction was primarily from aluminum. Lithium batteries were used to power the electric motors. A miniDragon micro controller was used to provide control of flight functions. Although their rc v-22 Osprey never achieved stable hover, it did provide a foundation to enable further research.


RC V-22 Osprey, giant scale, hovering
RC V-22 Osprey

Norbert from Austria and his most recently built rc V-22 Osprey has a wingspan of 118 in. with 55 in. rotors and weighs about 37 1/2 lbs. Norbert built another rc V-22 Osprey with power by a single Webra 1.20 engine and all up weight of around 24 lbs.


RC V-22 Osprey STOL capable
RC V-22 Osprey

The rc V-22 Osprey by Ready2Fly's wingspan is 33 in., length is 38 1/2 in. and weight about 40 oz. Included are motors, folding counter rotating rotors, a flight battery, plus charger. The motors are capable of rotating up to forty degrees to enable STOL flight.


Brian Cinti flying his RC V-22 Osprey
RC V-22 Osprey

The rc V-22 Osprey built by Brian Cinti uses two Hyperfly rotor heads.


RC V-22 Osprey profile model
RC V-22 Osprey

The rc V-22 Osprey built by Tom, as seen on You Tube, has been described as a profile model pairing 450 size motors and electronics with special mixing.


RC V-22 Osprey on table
RC V-22 Osprey.

The rc V-22 Osprey, built by Larry Chapman, has a 35 in. wingspan. We understand that development of the model cost over $2,500.00.


girl holding small RC V-22 Osprey
RC V-22 Osprey

The rc V-22 Osprey from Huayu Hobby comes as a RTF that is 13 in. long and 5 1/2 in. high with 13 3/4 in. rotors turned by Speed 180 motors. Weight is about 12 1/2 oz.


RC V-22 Osprey hovering before pilot
RC V-22 Osprey

We received the following email including the picture above from Willy Tuthill: "You should include the Banana Hobby rc V-22 Osprey with the other Osprey models. While it can not transition from hover to horizontal flight like the real V-22, it does maneuver much like a helicopter. It comes ready to fly with 14 in. rotors and 180 type motors."

Thank you for telling us about the Banana Hobby rc V-22 Osprey, Willy.



RC V-22 Osprey with fixed upright rotors
RC V-22 Osprey

Amax has a rc V-22 Osprey with three channel infrared control that produces helicopter-like flight. It has a wingspan and length of 9 1/2 in. with rotors that are 12 1/2 in. in diameter.


RC V-22 Osprey transitioning to hover
RC V-22 Osprey

Esprit's rc V-22 Osprey has 25 1/4 in. rotors and is 38 1/2 in. long. It needs seven channel control and your 3,000 kV motors. Weight, all up, should be around 6 lbs.


RC V-22 Osprey toy
RC V-22 Osprey

Silverlit has a rc V-22 Osprey with 6 in. wings and 5 1/4 in. rotors that comes ready to fly, including radio.


RC V-22 Osprey bare-bones
RC V-22 Osprey

The VCS Hobbies rc V-22 Osprey is 24 in. long and has a 35 in. wingspan. It is made for seven channel control and needs your fuselage, motors, controllers, gyros and other electronics.

We received the following email from Rudolf Voegel(Rudolf.Voegele@ bystronic-glass.com): "I am Rudi a German engineer and I planning to built up in the near future a scale model of the rc V-22 Osprey. I am looking around the internet and especially at eBay to find a 3D drawing about this model but without any success. Can you provide one or do you know a supplier in USA for a plastic kit in scale 1:48. Thanks for support. Soon I will open at my homepage a new project rc V-22 Osprey. Thanks in advance - Rudi"

If anyone out there can help Rudi with his rc V-22 Osprey, please answer him directly.

Jinchuo Import And Exports appears to have a hovering rc V-22 Osprey.

Megatide Toys has a rc V-22 Osprey. It uses two channel radio control.

Shantou Chenghai Pacific Craftwork & Toys has a rc V-22 Osprey that has three channel radio control.

Art-Tech has a rc V-22 Osprey for indoor flight.

Shenzhen Model-Fans Electronics has a rc V-22 Osprey.

A thread about the rc V-22 Osprey was started by rdresch in RC Groups.

In RC Groups Shaschon posted pictures of a rc V-22 Osprey.

Pikle6 of RC Groups started a thread about wanting to build a rc V-22 Osprey.

There is a post by JUSTGLUEIT to RC Groups about his rc V-22 Osprey hovering.

Videos of a rc V-22 Osprey were posted to RC Groups by V22 Chap.

Chris.a posted to RC Universe about building a rc V-22 Osprey.

There are pictures and a description by voltman of his rc V-22 Osprey at RC Universe.

RC Groups has some interesting posts you may want to check out from V22Chap and others about the complexities of building a fully functioning rc V-22 Osprey.

Helifreak.com has a video from Thrasymedis about his turbine powered rc V-22 Osprey.

For a quick video showing the start of a rc V-22 Osprey build, check out Viemo.

There is a second short Viemo video showing some more building of the rc V-22 Osprey.

At YouTube gobyheli posted a video of a turbine powered rc V-22 Osprey.

At RC Universe riotnuts posted about a rc V-22 Osprey.

NobodyFamous posted a video of a rc V-22 Osprey at RC Universe.

At RunRyder RC Helicopters, hootowl started a thread about his rc V-22 Osprey.

If you can provide more information about rc V-22 Osprey airplanes shown on this page, or if you have any information on any successful rc V-22 Osprey that has achieved fully functioning flight like the real one, please email us so we can share it with everyone.