Douglas B-18 Bolo

Current Mailing Address

21 Clearview Drive
Stafford Springs, CT  06076

Phone: 860-208-3095

Welcome: We would like to announce our new name & location. The American Museum of Aviation, an Organization Dedicated to Preserving Aviation History, is now moving to Fabulous Las Vegas, NV. We feel this location is an ideal spot for displaying American Aviation History. The amount of travelers and tourists through Las Vegas will bring more visitors of all ages. The move will be completed by late summer of 2011. For more information please save our new web address.

Prop-Liners of America is now a Division of the American Museum of Aviation, Inc.
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American Museum of Aviation, Inc.
is a 501 ( c ) 3 non-profit organization

Tax ID # 31-1627202

Technical Specifications
First Flight: October 1935
Number Built: 370 Total Production
Length: 57 feet   10 inches
Wing Span: 89 feet  6 inches
Height: 15 feet  2 inches
Max Take-Off Wt.: 27,673 lbs. 
Max Landing Wt.: N/A
Empty Wt.: 16,321 lbs.
Max Cruising Speed: 215 mph   185 kts
Normal Cruising Speed: 167 mph   144 kts
Approach Speed: N/A
Landing Speed: N/A
Stall Speed: N/A
Service Ceiling: 23,900 feet
Fuel Capacity: N/A
Range: 1180 miles
Fuel Type: 100/130 octane
Fuel Consumption: 100 gph both flight plan burn
Engines: 2 Wright R-1820 1000 HP 9 cylinder 3 bladed props
Crew: 2 Pilots and 4 crew
Operators: Brazil, Canada, United States

1 0.30 inch machine gun located: Nose, Dorsal and Ventral positions
Normal Bomb Load: 4000 lbs.
Maximum Bomb Load: 6500 lbs.

Engine Specifications
Wright Cyclone R-1820
Type: 9 cylinder air cooled radial
Lenght: 47.69 inches
Bore: 6.125 inches
Stroke: 6.875 inches
Displacement: 1820 cubic inches
Compression Ratio: 6.8 to 1
Dry Weight: 1365 lbs.
Ignition: Dual Scintilla S9LU-5
Fuel Grade: 100/130 octane
Carburation: Stromberg PD12K14
Performance: Take-Off:  1425 HP @ 51.5 in. hg. @ 2700 rpm
Cruise:        890 HP @ 33 in. hg. @ 2300 rpm