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XP-68 Tornado
Role Fighter
Manufacturer Vultee Aircraft
Status Cancelled
Number built None

Vultee XP-68 Tornado was proposed American high-altitude interceptor aircraft. It was based on the XP-54 Swoose Goose powered by the Wright R-2160 Tornado 42-cylinder radial engine driving a set of contra-rotating propellers. When the engine was canceled, on 22 November 1941, the XP-68 was also canceled.

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  • Andrade, John M. U.S. Military Aircraft Designations and Serials since 1909. Earl Shilton, Leicester, UK: Midland Counties Publications, 1979. ISBN 0-904597-21-0 (Hardcover) * ISBN 0-904597-22-9 (Softcover).
  • Angelucci, Enzo and Bowers, Peter. The American Fighter, the Definite Guide to American Fighter AIrcraft from 1917 to the Present. New York: Orion Books, 1987. ISBN 0-51756-588-9.
  • Thompson, Jonathan. Vultee Aircraft 1932-1947. Santa Ana, CA; Narkiewicz/Thompson, 1992. ISBN 0-913322-02-4.
  • Wagner, Ray. American Combat Planes of the 20th Century: A Comprehensive Reference. Jack Bacon & Co, 2004. ISBN 0-93008-317-2.

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