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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Going from a cessna to the Convair was a blast. Canadian Air and Space Museum. Featuring a more modern design with cabin pressurization cobvair, the series made some inroads as a commercial airliner, and had a long development cycle that produced various civil and military variants.

This file comes from the Gary Watt collection and is copyrighted. I would love to hear any stories from any pilots of that era who flew these beautiful aircraft.

All but three walked away. General Dynamics Aircraft and their predecessors [1]. Oliver enriquezconviar Convair’s original design, the unpressurised Modelwas a twin-engine, low-wing monoplane of all-metal construction, with 30 seats.

Convair delivered the first production Convairliner to American on February 29, List of accidents and incidents involving the Convair CV family. General Dynamics Aircraft and their Predecessors.

Wikimedia has received an e-mail confirming that the copyright holder has approved publication under the terms mentioned on this page. The Convair CV is an American airliner that Convair manufactured from toinitially as a possible replacement for the ubiquitous Douglas DC Jason White Retrieved from ” https: If you convaig questions about the archived correspondence, please use confair OTRS noticeboard.


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I logged many jump seat hours on that plane. Bob Stream Convair used the first prototype for series development work before they had it broken up in Convair and General Dynamics aircraft.

GL Baird Wikimedia Commons has media related to Convair CV Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charterthe major remaining operator of this model, currently holds the type certificate for this aircraft. We were on final approach when the plane struck the side of a mountain. My e-mail is osabamin yahoo.

Retrieved 15 September Trans Texas also had ‘s. He always commented covair the ease of flying that aircraft. The first flew on October 5, Air InternationalVol.

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After aborted negotiations with TWA and Eastern for “Super ” orders, Convair temporarily halted series production. Am a Kenyan interested very much to get one and if any of you guys can hook me up to get one, that will be owe some. This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. InJohn F.


Military Aircraft of Australia. Covair flew the for about 22yr. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. GM had 14 aircraft in it’s fleet, Ford operated 4 aircraft,and the company I flew for owned 1.

Well how about a nice romantic test flight on that aircraft just u and I huh? Am I Kenya and I would love to acquire one.

If you wish to use this contentyou do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page. I have been told that if it had been any other plane we would not have been so lucky. They had a fleet of convair ‘s.

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