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Re: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
« Reply #75 on: February 12, 2019, 09:13:14 am »
Its a GD/Convair design. It was featured on an advert or brochure posted somewhere (maybe here or Facebook?) from the 1970s. I'll try and locate this.
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Re: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
« Reply #76 on: February 12, 2019, 09:38:14 am »
Its a GD/Convair design. It was featured on an advert or brochure posted somewhere (maybe here or Facebook?) from the 1970s. I'll try and locate this.

From my files,maybe this help my dear Paul.

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Re: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
« Reply #77 on: February 12, 2019, 12:29:41 pm »
Yep that's it - I just can't find the topic  ???
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Re: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
« Reply #78 on: February 12, 2019, 12:35:30 pm »

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Re: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
« Reply #79 on: February 15, 2019, 05:36:47 pm »
The San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) Archives have just posted a mother lode of three-views, blueprints, illustrations, etc. of various Consolidated/Convair, Brewster, Boeing, Curtiss, Douglas, Grumman, Lockheed, Tucker(!), etc., projects (built and unbuilt) roughly dating from the 1930s-1950s.

If I had the time, I'd list them all - but it is pretty overwhelming.

Take a look for yourselves. Note, as more photos/images are posted to their site, the further back they will move. Unfortunately, they haven't been posted as a distinct set.

EDIT - Looks like these images have been disappeared.  :(
Here's the link:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/page1

Here are some examples. These are from the "Convair A-44 design study":
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/46190090335
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7892/46190090335_9ec06cec35_b.jpg
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/40139141943
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7904/40139141943_caf210e31b_b.jpg
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Re: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
« Reply #80 on: February 15, 2019, 10:57:29 pm »
A lot of those drawings are copyright Alan Griffiths.
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Re: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
« Reply #81 on: April 03, 2019, 12:45:37 pm »
A bunch of interesting stuff posted recently by the San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) Archives on the Flickr Commons.

What appears to be a windtunnel model of a swing-tail CV-880/990 variant modified into a "Guppy" transporter, presumably for Project Apollo hardware.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/46806271764/


https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/46806262514/


A purpose-built six-engined tail-sitter transport for the Saturn S-II stage for the Saturn V rocket.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/46614588765/


More Convair / General Dynamics (GD) System 476L (C-141) illustrations and mock-up photos.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/46614590185/


https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/46614588285/


What appears to be illustrations of the Convair / GD CX-HLS (C-5) proposal.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/32587583147/


What might be a Convair / General Dynamics Advanced Medium STOL Transport (AMST) proposal (?), powered by four (4) high-bypass turbofans.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/47477227802

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Re: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
« Reply #82 on: April 03, 2019, 06:24:14 pm »
Nice find, thanks! :D
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Re: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
« Reply #83 on: April 04, 2019, 05:55:08 am »
Great find dear Boxman,

but I can't read the designation or drawing number on a rival to C-141 ?.