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Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops


Medium Bomber Prototype Aircraft


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The Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops heavy bomber was an evolved twin-engine, twin-boom form of the earlier Huff-Daland XHB-1 prototype.



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Specifications



Year:
1927
Status
Cancelled
Crew
5
[ 1 Units ] :
Huff-Daland Aero Corporation - USA
National flag of United States United States
- Ground Attack
- X-Plane / Developmental
Length:
62.01 ft (18.9 m)
Width:
84.97 ft (25.9 m)
Height:
19.26 ft (5.87 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops production model)
Empty Weight:
9,469 lb (4,295 kg)
MTOW:
17,053 lb (7,735 kg)
(Diff: +7,584lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops production model)
2 x Curtiss V-1570-5 Conqueror V12 liquid-cooled engines developing 600 horsepower each.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops production model)
Max Speed:
99 mph (160 kph; 86 kts)
Service Ceiling:
14,993 feet (4,570 m; 2.84 miles)
Max Range:
699 miles (1,125 km; 607 nm)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
STANDARD:
6 x .303 Lewis machine guns

OPTIONAL:
Up to 4,000 lb of conventional drop bombs.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops production model)
XB-1 - Base Series Prototype; Packard engines fitted
XB-1B - Curtiss Conqueror engines fitted
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