AVIATION: Supersonic Bomber

At plants 1,100 miles apart last week, General Dynamics' Convair Division gave the U.S. a peek at two new developments in the deadly art of aerial warfare, one over sea, one over land. From San Diego, Convair's giant R<SUB>3</SUB>Y-2 Tradewind turboprop transport went aloft as the Navy's newest flying boat tanker, packing enough fuel for eight swept-wing jets as they snuggled up, four at a time, behind trailing funnel-fitted hoses. Even bigger news was Convair's new B58 Hustler bomber, a plane eight years in development as the nation's first truly supersonic long-range...

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