Available video file formats. Its delta wing required high takeoff and landing speeds, and a steep angle of attack nose-up attitude. This book is the story of the decision to retire the B, told by a crew member and Pentagon staffer who strongly dissented and argues that the B should have remained in service much longer. As a matter of 'narrowly-decided? Still, the course and altitude changes you'd figure would still make it a real pain in the buttocks for the missile to keep with it, especially with the jammers going.
The story of a B-58 Hustler emergency landing.
Black plumes of smoke rising in the distance indicated it had eventually taken off Courtesy of curvature etc. Argonautical -- great clip, thank you for posting. I have always admired pilots of that era for all they accomplished. The old bird looked ready to fly. You don't need high Gs to pull inside a fighter. Like many of the early delta wing aircraft, the Hustler was a monster to fly. So the plane wasn't directionally stable enough?
The B Hustler | Locklin on science
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I believe this clip was, in fact, shot at an air show as part of the 'World Congress of Flight', held in Las Vegas in April '59 see my earlier post. The Hustler was one of those aircraft that got caught in the middle of the re-think about expenses. I'm surprised nobody brought up that he was an actual World War-II bomber pilot who among other things flew missions over Germany, and commanded a bomb group. Yaw would get worse so even if you had no indicator you'd know! A level cruise at the trop would have been more efficient but put it firmly in the SAM engagement zone. This is one reason why then penetrators would go concentrate on just one or two corridors through a SAM belt.