Specifications for the
Consolidated B-32 Dominator
Four-Engine Heavy Bomber
Focus Model: Consolidated B-32 Dominator
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Consolidated Aircraft Corporation - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1945
Length: 83.01 ft (25.3 m)
Width: 135.17 ft (41.20 m)
Height: 33.14ft (10.10 m)
Weight (Empty): 59,525 lb (27,000 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 99,208 lb (45,000 kg)
Powerplant: 4 x Wright R-3350-23 Duplex Cyclone 18-cylinder air-cooled turbocharged radial piston engines delivering 2,200hp each.
Maximum Speed: 357 mph (575 kmh; 310 kts)
Maximum Range: 2,992 miles (4,815 km)
Service Ceiling: 36,089 ft (11,000 m; 6.8 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 658 feet-per-minute (201 m/min)
2 x 0.50 caliber M2 machine guns in Sperry ball turret at nose.
2 x 0.50 caliber M2 machine guns in Martin forward dorsal turret.
2 x 0.50 caliber M2 machine guns in Martin rearward dorsal turret.
2 x 0.50 caliber M2 machine guns in ventral Sperry ball turret.
2 x 0.50 caliber M2 machine guns in Sperry ball turret at tail position.
Up to 20,000lbs of internally-held conventional drop ordnance.
XB-32 - Prototype Model Designation; 3 exmamples produced; 8 x 12.7mm machine guns positioned in dorsal and ventral turrets along with a combination 2 x 12.7mm machine gun/20mm cannon array rear-firing for each outboard engine nacelle and additional 12.7mm machine guns outboard.