He was one of six Himalayan and American Black bears used in testing of the pilot ejection systems of the Convair B-58 Hustler - only to be later put down so the impact on their bodies could be determined by postmortem.
What does CV stand for?
CV stands for Convair (aircraft manufacturer)
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London, December 22 ( ANI ): Drugged bears were used in testing of the pilot ejection systems of the Convair B-58 Hustler during the Cold War, only to be later put down so the impact on their bodies could be determined by post-mortem, it has been revealed.
Jul 1, 2010 Convair, Honeywell Honeywell has given its 1950Os era Convair 580 test aircraft a facelift to reflect the trademark red and white colour scheme of its engine/avionics manufacturer.
9781580071185 Convair Deltas; from SeaDart to Hustler.
Jul 22, 2009 Air Tahoma, Convair An Air Tahoma Convair 580 that crashed shortly after take-off from Columbus, Ohio, USA on 1 September 2008 had its elevator trim cables reversed during maintenance, according to the US National Transportation Safety Board.
com [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Convair Tech Convair Tech, Newark, NJ, USA, designs and builds trim removal systems engineered to solve converter's specific trim conveying needs.
AF-1 becomes the first aircraft since World War II to use a moving assembly line at Lockheed Martin's (formerly Consolidated Vultee, Convair and General Dynamics) Fort Worth factory.
He then started work at the Convair Division of General Dynamics where he spent his career until retiring in 1993.