Fokker XHB-2

The Fokker XHB-2 was a proposed heavy bomber envisaged by the Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America in 1927. The leadership of the United States Army Air Corps found the XHB-2 design too radical to be a real proposition, so the design remained a paper project only.[1][2]

Fokker XHB-2
Role Heavy bomber
National origin United States
Manufacturer Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America
Status project only
Number built 0

Specifications

Data from [3]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 5
  • Length: 71 ft 3 in (21.72 m)
  • Wingspan: 108 ft 4 in (33.02 m)
  • Wing area: 1,600 sq ft (150 m2)
  • Empty weight: 12,054 lb (5,468 kg)
  • Gross weight: 24,487 lb (11,107 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 590 US gal (490 imp gal; 2,200 l)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Packard 2A-2540 12-cylinder V-cylinder piston engines, 787 hp (587 kW) each

Performance

See also

Related development

References

  1. ^ "Fokker-Atlantic XHB-2". www.joebaugher.com.
  2. ^ Wagner, Ray. American Combat Planes of the 20th Century: A Comprehensive Reference. Reno, Nevada: Jack Bacon & Co, 2004. ISBN 0-930083-17-2.
  3. ^ "Atlantic XHB-2". www.historyofwar.org.
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