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Convair B-58 Hustler
Convair B-58 Hustler

Convair B-58 Hustler



Convair B-58 Hustler - strategic bomber United States Air Force was in service from mid-1950-ies. First flight took place on December 11 1956, the total was released them a little more than a hundred. A feature of the aircraft was that the missile and bomb weapons and additional fuel tanks were located not in the bomb bay of the fuselage, and in a special container of large capacity. Last fastened to the underside of the fuselage.


Convair B-58 Hustler photo

Convair B-58 Hustler photo


aircraft wing had a triangular shape, similar to aircraft F-102, F-104.

Powerplant: 4 turbojet engine thrust General Electric J79 7760 for everyone.


Convair B-58 Hustler scheme

Convair B-58 Hustler scheme


Performance characteristics bomber Convair B-58 Hustler:



  • Span, m 17,33

  • Wing area, m2 143,4

  • Launch weight, kg 73 940

  • Flight speed at height

  • 12 200 km, km / h 2229,8


Convair B-58 Hustler booth

Convair B-58 Hustler booth


  • Small cannon fodder

  • multi-lateral setting 20 mm;

  • Other - rockets, bombs all types, including steel


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