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Douglas XB-22
Role Prototype bomber aircraft
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company
First flight n/a
Primary user United States Army Air Forces
Number built 0
Developed from B-18 Bolo

The Douglas XB-22 was to be a modified B-18A Bolo with much more powerful engines. Despite a 60% increase in power, however, the re-engined XB-22 had unsatisfactory estimated performance and the project was cut before any aircraft were converted.

Specifications (XB-22)Edit

General characteristics

  • Crew: 6
  • Length: 57 ft 10 in (17.63 m)
  • Wingspan: 89 ft 6 in (27.28 m)
  • Height: 15 ft 2 in (4.62 m)
  • Wing area: 959 ft² (89.1 m2)
  • Empty weight: 16,321 lb (7,403 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 22,123 lb (10,035 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 27,500 lb (12,500 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Wright R-2600-1 radial engines, 1,600 hp (1,200 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: mph (km/h)
  • Range: mi (km)
  • Service ceiling: ft (m)
  • Rate of climb: ft/min (m/s)
  • Wing loading: 23.1 lb/ft² (113 kg/m²)
  • Power/mass: 0.14 hp/lb (240 W/kg)</ul>Armament
  • Guns: 3 × 0.30 in (7.6 mm) machine guns
  • Bombs: 4,500 lb (2,040 kg)
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