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Douglas XBLR-2 B-19 Hemisphere Defender

Specifications XB-19A
Crew 18
Length 132 ft 2 in (40.2 m)
Wingspan 212 ft 0 in (64.6 m)
Height 42 ft 9 in (13.0 m)
Wing area 4,492 ft2 (417 m2)
Empty weight 86000 lb (39000 kg)
Loaded weight 158,930 lb (72,000 kg)
Max. takeoff weight 164,000 lb (74,400 kg)
Powerplant 4 Allison V-3420-11 V24 engines, 2,600 hp (1,940 kW) each
Performance
Maximum speed 265 mph (230 kn, 426 km/h)
Cruise speed 165 mph (143 kn, 266 km/h)
Range 4,200 mi (3,600 nmi, 6,800 km)
Ferry range 7,750 mi (6,730 nmi, 12,500 km)
Service ceiling 39,000 ft (12,000 m)
Rate of climb 650 ft/min (3.3 m/s)
Wing loading 35 lb/ft2 (170 kg/m2)
Power/mass 0.065 hp/lb (110 W/kg)
Guns
  • 5 0.50 in (12.7 mm) M2 Browning machine guns
  • 6 0.30 in (7.62 mm) M1919 Browning machine guns
  • 2 37 mm (1.42 in) autocannon
  • Bombs 18,700 lb (8,480 kg) internal; maximum bomb load of 37,100 lb including external racks



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