Boeing XF8B-1 Fighter Zoom

Boeing XF8B-1 Fighter

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The F/A 18 Hornet was not the first Naval Aircraft designed to meet all the Navy needs.

The F/A 18 Hornet was not the first Naval Aircraft designed to meet all the Navy needs. The XF8B-1 was another Boeing called it the "Five-in-One" fighter (fighter, interceptor, dive bomber, torpedo, or horizontal bomber). This aircraft had the ability of caring two 1600lb bombs in a internal weapons bay and two more on strong point under the wing or a pair of 2000lb torpedoes under the wing six 50 cal. machine gun in the wing or 20 mm cannons. It was powered by XR4360-10 Wasp Major with a contra-rotating propeller.

Pages: 64
Size: 8.5 X 11 (inches)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Steve Ginter
ISBN: 9780942612653
Product Code: GB265