TYPE: Long-range Escort Fighter
ACCOMMODATION: Pilot only
POWER PLANT: One Pratt & Whitney R-4360-13 Wasp Major, rated at 3,450 h.p.
PERFORMANCE: 490 m.p.h. at 25,000 ft
COMMENT: The second prototype of the Republic XP-72, first flown on 26 June 1944, had Aero Products contra props in place of the four bladed propeller of the first prototype of the Republic XP-72.