|Role||Single engine biplane bomber|
|Primary user||United States Army Air Service|
Derived from the XLB-1 prototype bought by the Army in 1923, the LB-1 development aircraft was powered by a single Packard 2A-2500 engine and carried an extra crewman. It proved underpowered in service trials, and was replaced by the twin-engined XLB-3.
Variants[edit | edit source]
- Prototype aircraft, powered by a 800-hp (597-kW) Packard 1A-2500 piston engine; one built (S/N 23-1250).
- Single-engine light bomber biplane,powered by a 800-hp (597-kW) Packard 2A-2500 piston engine; nine built (S/N 26-377/385).
Operators[edit | edit source]
Specifications[edit | edit source]
Data from United States Military Aircraft since 1909
- Crew: Four
- Length: 46 ft 2 in (14.07 m)
- Wingspan: 60 ft 6 in (20.27 m)
- Height: 14 ft 11 in (4.55 m)
- Wing area: 1,137 ft2 (105.7 m2)
- Empty weight: 6,237 lb (2,876 kg)
- Gross weight: 12,415 lb (5,631 kg)
- Powerplant: 1 × Packard 2A-2500 water-cooled vee engine, 787 hp (587 kW) each
- Maximum speed: 120 mph (190 km/h)
- Cruise speed: 105 mph (169 km/h)
- Range: 430 miles (692 km)
- Service ceiling: 11,150 ft (3,400 m)
- Rate of climb: 530 ft/min (2.7 m/s)
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Huff-Daland.|
- Donald, David, ed. Encyclopedia of World Aircraft. Etobicoke, ON: Prospero Books, 1997. ISBN 1-85605-375-X.
- Swanborough, F.G. and Peter M. Bowers. United States Military Aircraft since 1909. London: Putnam, 1963.
- USAF Museum fact sheet
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