One of the goals of the flight was to push the limit of its new honeycomb construction technique. Because of dense air at low altitudes, the B could not fly at supersonic speeds and its moderate range was reduced further, negating the costly high-speed performance of the design. Several factors could prevent a successful recovery: Swanborough, Gordon and Peter M. It was due to fuel moving in the tanks and causing sudden changes in the center of gravity. The Convair B Hustler is the first operational jet bomber capable of Mach 2 flight. Convair B Hustler Aerograph 4.
Due to some characteristics of delta-winged aircraft, new pilots used the Convair F Delta Dagger as a conversion trainer, before moving to the TBA trainer.
United States Military Aircraft Since The system computed aiming, velocity or heading differentialand range compensation. Swanborough, Gordon and Peter M. It was designed for low-altitude attack, to be more flexible with the carriage of conventional weapons, and less expensive to produce and maintain. Tailless delta-wing aircraft United States bomber aircraft — Quadjets Convair aircraft Aircraft first flown in Mid-wing aircraft. If the nose was elevated, the bomber maintained forward motion without pitching down.