Bell Aircraft - USA
United States (cancelled)
General ability to actively engage other aircraft of similar form and function, typically through guns, missiles, and/or aerial rockets.
MARITIME / NAVY
Land-based or shipborne capability for operating over-water in various maritime-related roles while supported by allied naval surface elements.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
1 x Pratt & Whitney R-2800 "Double Wasp" air-cooled radial piston engine developing 2,000 horsepower driving 2 x Three-bladed propeller units in contra-rotating fashion.
(545 kph | 294 knots)
(10,500 m | 7 miles)
(1,625 km | 877 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
6 x 0.50 caliber Browning M2 air-cooled heavy machine guns, installed as three to a tailboom.
4 x 20mm Autocannons, two per tailboom (assumed).
Model 22 - Company Project Designation; design brochure completed.