XF8B (Model 400) was a single-engine aircraft developed by Boeing during World War II to provide the United States Navy a long-range shipboard multi-purpose aircraft. The XF8B-1 was the heaviest carrier based aircraft built up to to the end of WW2. This machine undertook its maiden flight on 27 Novcmber 1944.
- Kev Darling: American X & Y Planes: Volume I: Experimental Aircraft to 1945, Crowood Aviation Series, 2009
- Peter M. Bowers: Boeing Aircraft Since 1916, Putnam 1989