Consolidated XB-24F Liberator

Last revised August 14, 1999

The XB-24F was a single B-24D-CO (41-11678) that was fitted with an experimental thermal anti-icing system for tests by NACA at Moffett Field, California. It was delivered on May 13, 1942. It never materialized in production form.


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