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Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops

United States (1927)

Detailing the development and operational history of the Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops Medium Bomber Prototype.

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  Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops  
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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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Huff-Daland XB-1 Super Cyclops Specifications
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United States
Year: 1927
Type: Medium Bomber Prototype
Manufacturer(s): Huff-Daland Aero Corporation - USA
Production: 1
Supported Mission Types
Ground Attack
Close-Air Support
Airborne Early Warning
Electronic Warfare
Aerial Tanker
Passenger Industry
VIP Travel
Business Travel
Special Forces
Crew: 5
Length: 62.01 ft (18.9 m)
Width: 84.97 ft (25.90 m)
Height: 19.26 ft (5.87 m)
Empty Weight: 9,469 lb (4,295 kg)
MTOW: 17,053 lb (7,735 kg)

Installed Power
2 x Curtiss V-1570-5 Conqueror V12 liquid-cooled engines developing 600 horsepower each.

Standard Day Performance
Maximum Speed: 99 mph (160 kph; 86 kts)
Maximum Range: 699 mi (1,125 km; 607 nm)
Service Ceiling: 14,993 ft (4,570 m; 2.84 mi)

6 x .303 Lewis machine guns

Up to 4,000 lb of conventional drop bombs.

Operators List
United States

Series Model Variants
• XB-1 - Base Series Prototype; Packard engines fitted
• XB-1B - Curtiss Conqueror engines fitted

Supported Weapon Systems
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Graphical image of an aircraft conventional drop bomb munition