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The B-58 Hustler: America’s Cold War Nuclear Bomber Blunder

She was a work of art—but was nearly obsolete from the start..

In an era of fantastic aircraft, the B-58 Hustler was one of the most visually striking warplanes ever to fly.

Its delta wing, giant engines, and remarkable performance gave rise to the myth that pilots could literally tear the wings off the bomber if they flew it too fast…

Source: The B-58 Hustler: America’s Cold War Nuclear Bomber Blunder | The National Interest

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