Carter Aviation Technologies, An Aerospace Research & Development Company

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Carter CGT-100 Specifications & Performance

Characteristic
Wingspan 100 ft
Rotor Diameter 100 ft
Empty Weight 61,415 lbs
Max Gross Weight VTOL – 105,000 lbs
SSTOVL – 145,000 lbs
Max Useful Load 10,059 lbs
Powerplant 1 x 29,000 hp & 18,000 lbs thrust P&W F135
Range * VTOL – 1500 nm w/ 25k lb payload
SSTOVL – 2030 nm w/ 50k lb payload
Cruise Altitude 35,000 ft
Cruise Speed 400+ kts
* In-flight refueling allows range to be extended nearly indefinitely

Features:

  • Wings fold for shipboard stowing
  • Telescoping refueling boom
  • Elegant streamlined hub greatly reduces drag enabling greater speed and cruise efficiency
  • Advanced Scimitar Props achieve both high static thrust and high speed cruise efficiencies
  • Multi-speed automatic transmission operates props at efficient rpms for both low and high speed flight
  • Reversing props can work as air brakes
  • Wing tailored for cruise efficiency enabled by high lift rotor for takeoff, landing, and low speed flight