Douglas XB-22

Douglas XB-22
Douglas XB-22
Role Prototype bomber aircraft
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company
First flight n/a
Primary user United States Army Air Forces
Number built 0
Developed from B-18 Bolo

The Douglas XB-22 was to be a modified B-18A Bolo with much more powerful engines. Despite a 60% increase in power, however, the re-engined XB-22 had unsatisfactory estimated performance and the project was cut before any aircraft were converted.

Specifications (XB-22)

General characteristics



  • Guns: 3× .30 in (7.62 mm) machine guns
  • Bombs: 4,500 lb (2,200 kg)

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