Boeing XB-15/XC-105

Boeing XB-15/XC-105 picture
As a bomber the XB-15 failed due to a lack of suitably powerful engines. The prototype was developed into a transport and was flown during the war as the XC-105.

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(updated February 2009)

Boeing XB-15/XC-105

Type:		long range bomber/transport
Crew:		?
Armament:	none

	Length:        	87' 11" (26.80 m)
	Height:        	18' 0" (5.49 m)
	Wingspan:      	149' 0" (45.42 m)
	Wing area:	N/A
	Empty Weight:  	N/A
	Max Weight: 	92,000 lb (41,731 kg) max at takeoff

	No. of Engines:	4
	Powerplant:    	Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp Senior radial
	Horsepower:	1000 hp each

	Range:		5130 miles (8256 km)
	Cruise Speed:   N/A
	Max Speed:      195 mph ( 314 km/h)
	Ceiling:       	18,900 ft (5760 m)

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