Fokker-Atlantic XHB-2

Last revised July 10, 1999




The Fokker-Atlantic XHB-2 was a proposed monoplane heavy bomber of the mid-1920s that was to have been powered by a pair of 787 hp Packard 2A-2540 twelve-cylinder liquid-cooled Vee engines. Gross weight was projected to have been 24,500 pounds. The project was cancelled before anything could be built.

Sources:

  1. United States Military Aircraft Since 1909, Gordon Swanborough and Peter M. Bowers, Smithsonian, 1989.

  2. American Combat Planes, Ray Wagner, Third Edition, Doubleday, 1982.

  3. American Warplanes, Bill Gunston

  4. Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation

  5. U.S. Army Aircraft, 1908-1946, James C. Fahey