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NASA Advanced Transport Technology (ATT) or Mach 1 Airliner program

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By comparison, the Cessna Citation X is also area ruled, which helps to make it the fastest biz jet around. Though I have heard the new Gulfstream may be faster.
 

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ATT drawing from Convair found in our latest batch of archive drawings (attached). Higher res just posted in our Aviation Archeology gallery.

http://www.codeonemagazine.com/article.html?item_id=114
 

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Wow. The GD/Convair stuff you have salvaged from oblivion/destruction is beautiful... and to know that this may only be the tip of the iceberg yet is quite a promising perspective! Thanks again codeone for all the efforts.
 

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from L + K 9/1973,


I found a strange drawing to NASA ATT concept (far right).
 

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hesham said:
I found a strange drawing to NASA ATT concept (far right).
Unless I'm mistaken, a Mach 1.2 design would no longer quite fit the ATT specifications, right? I believe this design is not ATT-related, and that the diagram only shows how the near-Mach 1 ATT would fit between a conventional airliner and a supersonic one.
 

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Stargazer said:
Unless I'm mistaken, a Mach 1.2 design would no longer quite fit the ATT specifications, right? I believe this design is not ATT-related, and that the diagram only shows how the near-Mach 1 ATT would fit between a conventional airliner and a supersonic one.

My dear Stargazer,


but the same wing,and may term Mach 1 Airliner meant also the 1.2 M,only my speculation.
 

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I recently came into possession of the model of the Convair Aerospace ATT tri-jet shown in the vintage pictures in the second post of this thread. This model was built in the GD model shop in Fort Worth circa 1970-71, by one of the two men that hired me to work there in 1986. The model was given to me by the estate of a good friend who was a well known test pilot at GD.

Not in bad shape. Just a little light crazing in the paint. The "mod" style of the ATT logo is .......interesting.
 

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The area ruling really stands out with the model. Thanks for the pics!
 
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