Role Patrol aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Boeing
Primary user United States Navy
Number built 0

The Boeing XP3B-1 (company designation Model 466) was a proposed patrol aircraft, developed by Boeing for use by the United States Navy in the late 1940s.[1] It was planned to be powered by two Allison T40 turboprops driving contra-rotating propellers, and utilized tandem landing gear. The project was cancelled before any aircraft were built.[2]


Data from Bowers[1]

General characteristics




  1. ^ a b Bowers 1989, p.568.
  2. ^ Andrade 1979, p.206.


  • Andrade, John. U.S. Military Aircraft Designations and Serials since 1909. Hinckley, UK: Midland Counties Publications, 1979. ISBN 0-904597-22-9.
  • Bowers, Peter M. Boeing Aircraft since 1916. London: Putnam, Third edition, 1989. ISBN 0-85177-804-6.