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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


XB-42

Specifications
Manufacturer (Airframe):The Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc., Santa Monica, Calif.
Manufacturer (Engines):Allison Division of General Motors Corp. (V-1710-129); Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. (XJ-30).
Nomenclature:Light Bombers
Popular Name:Mixmaster


XB-42XB-42A
Length/Span: 53.6/70.6 ft. 53.6/70.6
Wing Area (sq. ft.): 555555
Engines: Two V-1710-129 engines capable of 1,460-lbs. of thrustTwo V-1710-137 engines capable of 1,460-lbs. of thrust & Two XJ-30 engines capable of 1,600-lbs. of thrust
Takeoff Ground Run: 6,415 ft.3,450 ft.
Rate of Climb at Sea Level: 1,050 (mil power) Not Available
Service Ceiling: 29,400 (takeoff weight/normal power)35,500 (takeoff weight/normal power)
Weights (lb):
    Empty
    Combat
    Takeoff
20,888
Not Available
35,702
Not Available
33,000
35,000
Maximum Speed: 386 mph385 knots (estimate)
Combat Range: 1,800 milesNot Available
Combat Cruising Radius (nm): Not Available495
Crew: ThreeFive
Armament: 6 .50-cal gunsNone
Maximum Bombload: 8,000 lbs. 4,000 (Space and structural provisions for 8,000 lbs.)
Maximum Bomb Size: 2,000 lbs. 4,000



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