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North American NA-40

North American NA-40-1 NX14221
A twin-engined Attack Bomber was produced in 1939 and was available for export as the NA-40 series. A single prototype was built.
The NA-40-1 NX14221 was first flown in January 1939 by Paul Balfour, powered by two 1100hp P&W R-1830. It was re-powered on factory model NA-40-2 with 1350hp Wright GR-2600.
North American NA-40-1 NX14221
Designed by Howard Evans and team, NA-40B NX14221 crashed during Wright Field tests, but the shoulder-wing, twin-tail, tri-gear design eventually led to B-25.
Engines: 2 x P&W R-1830-S6C3, 1100hp
Wingspan: 66'0"
Length: 48'3"
Useful load: 5780 lb
Max speed: 309 mph
Cruise speed: 282 mph
Range: 1200 mi
Crew; 5
Engines: 2 x Wright R-2600-A71, 1600hp
Wingspan: 67'7"
Length: 54'1"
Crew: 3-6


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