Ironically, the B-58A’s only operational strategic mission in a conflict situation was a Quick Check reconnaissance flight by aircraft 55-0668 during…
Convair B-58 Hustler
Cold War EraMilitary Aviation
Aviation HistoryCold War EraMilitary Aviation
Convair Wanted to Transform the B-58 into a Supersonic Airliner. And to Store 5 Passengers in Hustler’s MB-1C Pod.
Although it did not propose a large SST of the size that Lockheed and North American were studying, Convair suggested in…
Losses and Aviation SafetyMilitary Aviation
When the B-58 Hustler entered service in 1961 the crew members had typical ejection seats, but to improve aircrew survivability at…