Douglas Model 423 Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1944
Type: Heavy Bomber Design Proposal
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): Douglas Aircraft - USA
Production Total: 0
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 8
Overall Length: 117.29 feet (35.75 meters)
Overall Width: 207.02 feet (63.10 meters)
Overall Height: 50.85 feet (15.50 meters)
Weight (MTOW): 198,008 lb (89,815 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 4 x Pratt & Whitney R-4360 "Wasp Major" air-cooled radial piston engines developing 3,000 horsepower each.
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 0.50 caliber Browning M2 heavy machine guns in forward dorsal turret.
2 x 0.50 caliber Browning M2 heavy machine guns in ventral turret.
2 x 37mm automatic cannons in tail position.
Up to 25,000lb of internally-held stores.
Global Operators / Customers
United States (cancelled)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Model 423 - Douglas company model deisgnation