Convair Super Hustler: Going in Circles.

Convair Super Hustler: Going in Circles.

A Convair proposal to the USAF for a high performance parasite (or ground launched) bomber-recon aircraft. This Super Hustler study( there were others) was composed of two parts: a manned one at the front with a ramjet engine and a rear winged booster (bomb-equiped in the bomber version) powered by two ramjets.Ironically the Super Hustler’s proposed mothership was the Convair Hustler, an evolution of a very similar parasite bomber concept.
This project derived into the even more complex and secret FISH.

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