Martin XB-27

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Role High-altitude medium bomber
National origin United States
Manufacturer Glenn L. Martin Company
Developed from Martin B-26 Marauder

The Martin XB-27 (Martin Model 182) was an aircraft proposed by the Glenn L. Martin Company to fill a strong need in the United States Army Air Corps for a high-altitude medium bomber. Its design was based approximately on that of Martin's own B-26 Marauder. The XB-27 remained on paper, and no prototypes were built.

Specifications (as designed)

Data from[citation needed]

General characteristics

Performance (estimated)


  • Guns:
    • 3 × .30 in (7.62 mm) machine gun
    • 1 × .50 in (12.7 mm) machine gun
  • Bombs: >4,000 lb (1,800 kg)
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    Related development

    Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

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