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Convair B-58 Hustler: Aircraft profile

The Convair B-58 Hustler was the first operational jet bomber capable of Mach 2 supersonic flight.

Convair B-58 Hustler: Convair XB-58 Hustler during takeoff. Note the landing gear is just beginning to retract. (U.S. Air Force photo)Convair B-58 Hustler: Convair XB-58 Hustler during takeoff. Note the landing gear is just beginning to retract. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Convair F-106 Delta Dart: Aircraft profile

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The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was the primary all-weather interceptor aircraft for the United States Air Force from the 1960s through the 1980s.

Convair F-106 Delta Dart flight: Convair F-106A (S/N 58-0764) in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo)Convair F-106 Delta Dart flight: Convair F-106A (S/N 58-0764) in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo)

The F-106 all-weather interceptor was developed from the Convair F-102 Delta Dagger. Originally designated the F-102, it was redesignated F-106 because it had extensive structural changes and a more powerful engine.

Convair F-102 Delta Dagger: Aircraft profile

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The Convair F-102 Delta Dagger was an US interceptor aircraft built as part of the backbone of the United States Air Force's air defenses in the late 1950s.

Convair F-102 Delta Dagger flight: Convair YF-102 (S/N 53-1782) in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo)Convair F-102 Delta Dagger flight: Convair YF-102 (S/N 53-1782) in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Convair B-36 Peacemaker: Aircraft profile

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The Convair B-36 (nicknamed Peacemaker) was a strategic bomber built by Convair and operated solely by the United States Air Force (USAF).

Convair B-36 Peacemaker: 1950's -- B-36 Peacemaker (U.S. Air Force photo)Convair B-36 Peacemaker: 1950's -- B-36 Peacemaker (U.S. Air Force photo)

The B-36 was the largest mass-produced piston engined aircraft ever made and had the largest wingspan in a combat aircraft ever built (230 ft (70 m)), although there have been larger military transports.

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