Martin Model-168B transport aircraft ?

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Hi,

we know from Martin aircraft list,the Model-168 was high speed
single seat naval fighter,but I hear that the Martin Model-168B was
44-passenger jet transport aircraft,has anyone more info about this ?.
 
Given the time sequence, the Model 168 was designed circa 1941. This makes it completely impossible for a jet transport to be using that same model number.

Earliest non-flying-boat passenger transports in Martin's design lists are the 24/27-passenger Model 173A/B (circa 1942), and the Model 200 (circa 1943) which preceded the famous 2-O-2 family. But of course these were strictly prop-driven aircraft. First jet passenger transport project was the Model 306 (circa 1956), and even them it was only a twin-jet derivative of the 2-O-2. Only other identified jet passenger transport was an as-yet undesignated derivative of the Canberra, but it was of a much smaller size and could only accomodate 11 passengers. Earliest known jet aircraft design is the Model 218, a twin-jet high altitude fighter (circa 1945).
 
Given the time sequence, the Model 168 was designed circa 1941. This makes it completely impossible for a jet transport to be using that same model number.

Earliest non-flying-boat passenger transports in Martin's design lists are the 24/27-passenger Model 173A/B (circa 1942), and the Model 200 (circa 1943) which preceded the famous 2-O-2 family. But of course these were strictly prop-driven aircraft. First jet passenger transport project was the Model 306 (circa 1956), and even them it was only a twin-jet derivative of the 2-O-2. Only other identified jet passenger transport was an as-yet undesignated derivative of the Canberra, but it was of a much smaller size and could only accomodate 11 passengers. Earliest known jet aircraft design is the Model 218, a twin-jet high altitude fighter (circa 1945).
Is there any additional info or company drawings on the Martin Model 306 jet airliner project, given that the 40-seat capacity of the Martin 2-0-2 from which the Model 306 design was derived makes it probably likely that what hesham calls the Model 168B on this thread is the Model 306?
 
No,it was not Model 306,this Info was on Polish site.
 

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