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Douglas XP-48

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Douglas XP-48
Type Fighter aircraft
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company
Maiden flight n/a
Status Cancelled
Primary user United States Army Air Corps
Number built 0

The Douglas XP-48 was a small lightweight fighter designed in 1939. Intended to be powered by a Ranger SGV-770 engine, the contract was cancelled before construction of a prototype could begin due to concerns about the projected performance of the aircraft.

Specifications (XP-48)

Orthographically projected diagram of the XP-48.

General characteristics



  • Guns:
    • 1× 0.30 in (7.62 mm) machine gun
    • 1× 0.50 in (12.7 mm) machine gun

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