Type: Heavy strategic bomber
First flight: 7 September 1942
The Consolidated B-32 Dominator was a heavy bomber made for the US Army Air Forces during World War II. The aircraft and has the distinction of being the last Allied aircraft to be engaged in combat during World War II. The B-32 was developed in parallel with the Boeing B-29 Superfortress as a fallback design should the Superfortress prove unsuccessful. It reached units in the Pacific during the summer of 1945, and subsequently only saw limited combat operations against Imperial Japanese targets before the end of the war. Consolidated Aircraft built a total of 130 B-32s. No examples remain of a B-32.