Military Factory logo
Icon of F-15 Eagle military combat fighter aircraft
Icon of Abrams Main Battle Tank
Icon of navy warships
Icon of AK-47 assault rifle

Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops

Medium Bomber Prototype Aircraft

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.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 4/5/2019
National Flag Graphic


Year: 1927
Status: Cancelled
Manufacturer(s): Huff-Daland Aero Corporation - USA
Production: 1
Crew: 5
Length: 62.01 ft (18.9 m)
Width: 84.97 ft (25.9 m)
Height: 19.26 ft (5.87 m)
Weight (Empty): 9,469 lb (4,295 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 17,053 lb (7,735 kg)
Power: 2 x Curtiss V-1570-5 Conqueror V12 liquid-cooled engines developing 600 horsepower each.
Speed: 99 mph (160 kph; 86 kts)
Ceiling: 14,993 feet (4,570 m; 2.84 miles)
Range: 699 miles (1,125 km; 607 nm)
Operators: United States


6 x .303 Lewis machine guns

Up to 4,000 lb of conventional drop bombs.

Graphical image of an aircraft medium machine gun
Graphical image of an aircraft conventional drop bomb munition

Variants / Models

• XB-1 - Base Series Prototype; Packard engines fitted
• XB-1B - Curtiss Conqueror engines fitted
Site Disclaimer  |  Privacy Policy  |  Cookies  |  Site Map Site content ©2003-, All Rights Reserved.

The "Military Factory" name and logo are registered ® U.S. trademarks protected by all applicable domestic and international intellectual property laws. All written content, illustrations, and photography are unique to this website (unless where indicated) and not for reuse/reproduction in any form. Material presented throughout this website is for historical and entertainment value only and should not to be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation. We do not sell any of the items showcased on this site. Please direct all other inquiries to militaryfactory AT

Part of a network of sites that includes, GlobalFirepower, a data-driven property used in ranking the top military powers of the world, and, the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft.

Facebook Logo YouTube Logo