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In 1925, the [[United States Navy]]'s [[Bureau of Aeronautics]] designed a twin-engined [[torpedo bomber]] aircraft, intended to have greater performance than contemporary single-engined aircraft.<ref name="US Navy 1911">{{cite book|last=Swanborough|first=Gordon|coauthors=Bowers, Peter M.|title =United States Navy Aircraft since 1911|edition=Second edition|year=1976|publisher=Putnam|location= London|pages=161–162|isbn=0-370-10054-9}}</ref> A single prototype was built by the [[Naval Aircraft Factory]] as the '''XTN-1''', which was quickly followed by three identical aircraft built by Douglas, the '''T2D-1'''.
 
In 1925, the [[United States Navy]]'s [[Bureau of Aeronautics]] designed a twin-engined [[torpedo bomber]] aircraft, intended to have greater performance than contemporary single-engined aircraft.<ref name="US Navy 1911">{{cite book|last=Swanborough|first=Gordon|coauthors=Bowers, Peter M.|title =United States Navy Aircraft since 1911|edition=Second edition|year=1976|publisher=Putnam|location= London|pages=161–162|isbn=0-370-10054-9}}</ref> A single prototype was built by the [[Naval Aircraft Factory]] as the '''XTN-1''', which was quickly followed by three identical aircraft built by Douglas, the '''T2D-1'''.
   
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The XTN/T2D was a large two bay biplane, capable of easy conversion between floats and wheels, and carrying a crew of four.
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The XTN/T2D was a large two bay [[biplane]], capable of easy conversion between floats and wheels, and carrying a crew of four.
   
 
==Operational history==
 
==Operational history==

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