Convair B-58 Hustler – Mach 2 bomber

HUSTLED OUT

Mark Nicholls details the history behind the distinctive Convair B-58 Hustler and in this article from the August 1996 issue of ‘FlyPast’ lists the handful of survivors

AIRCRAFT MAKERS Convair were the only real American proponents of the delta wing design during the post-World War Two era. This was typified by two superb fighter designs, the F-102 Delta Dagger and the F-106 Delta Dart, both of which served the USAF in large numbers, with the F-106 being retired as recently as 1988.

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