One was specially modified to test the Hughes radar system intended for the Lockheed YF interceptor and the North American F Rapier , which had an extended nose to accommodate the radar and was nicknamed "Snoopy" see Aircraft on Display. В середине х годов она была дополнена речевой одной из первых в мире системой сигнализации женским голосом о двадцати аварийных ситуациях. Air Force or any official entity This website i s solely intended to provide a comprehensive source of information pertaining to the legacy of the B Hustler Mach 2 Supersonic Bomber and those involved in operations pertaining to its strategic "Cold War" mission. Уиткомбом, и уменьшало лобовое сопротивление, особенно в конфигурации с подвесным контейнером. Data from Quest for Performance . All persons interested in becoming members of the B Hustler Association. Two SAC bomb wings operated the B during its operational service:
Convair B-58 Hustler
This led to a brief operational career between and , when the B was succeeded by the smaller, swing-wing FBA. On the other hand, it was clear that the enormous consumption of jet fuel at supersonic speed would not permit the small attack aircraft to go all the way from its continental base to the target in the enemy heartland at such velocity. The speed of the flight was limited only by the speed at which they believed the honeycomb panels would delaminate, although one of the afterburners malfunctioned and the last hour of the flight was continued at subsonic speed. The Hustler bore no resemblance to the Peacemaker. United States Air Force portal Aviation portal. In addition, they prevent engine overheating.
Convair B Hustler - USA
Crosshairs in the scope itself indicate when certain fixpoints on the ground, pre-set into the computer, are coming into view. The operative question is: By the time the Hustler entered service, however, the distinction between the medium and the heavy bomber had narrowed, however. Two SAC bomb wings operated the B during its operational service: Two SAC bomb wings operated the B during its operational service:
Category:B-58 Hustler at Pima Air & Space Museum
Description: The maintenance demands of the aircraft, which had many specialized systems, were also extremely high. I wish I could try it. Jack Bacon and Co. It was designed for low-altitude attack, to be more flexible with the carriage of conventional weapons, and less expensive to produce and maintain.