Douglas XB-19A Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1941
Type: Experimental Heavy Bomber Aircraft
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): Douglas Aircraft Company - USA
Production Total: 1
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 18
Overall Length: 131.89 feet (40.2 meters)
Overall Width: 211.94 feet (64.60 meters)
Overall Height: 42.65 feet (13.00 meters)
Weight (Empty): 139,994 lb (63,500 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 164,024 lb (74,400 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 4 x Allison V-3420-11 V24 radial piston engines developing 2,600 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 265 mph (426 kph; 230 knots)
Maximum Range: 4,225 miles (6,800 km)
Service Ceiling: 39,370 feet (12,000 meters; 7.46 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 650 feet-per-minute (198 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 37mm autocannons
5 x 0.50 caliber M2 Browning heavy machine guns
6 x 0.30 caliber M1919 Browning machine guns
Up to 18,700lbs of internal stores.
Global Operators / Customers
United States (cancelled)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
XB-19 - Base Series Designation; single prototype completed and ultimately scrapped.
XBLR-2 ("Experimental Bomber, Long Range") - Original Designation.
XB-19 - Initial Model Designation