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B-32 Dominator
B-32 Dominator
Information
Title Consolidated B-32-1CF, the first B-32 built after modification to Block 20 standard.
Name B-32 Dominator
Role Heavy Bomber
National Origin United States
First Flight 7 September 1942
Introduction 27 January 1945
Status Retired, 30 August 1945
Primary Users -
Number Built 118
Program Cost
Unit Cost

The Consolidated B-32 Dominator (Consolidated Model 34) was a heavy bomber made for United States Army Air Forces during World War II, and has the distinction of being the last Allied aircraft to be engaged in combat during World War II. It was developed in parallel with the Boeing B-29 Superfortress as a fallback design should the Superfortress prove unsuccessful. It only reached units in the Pacific during the summer of 1945, and subsequently only saw limited combat operations against Japanese targets before the end of the war. Most of the extant orders of the B-32 were cancelled shortly thereafter and only 118 B-32s of all types were built.[1]

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