October 2, 2022
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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: First Flight of the Convair 880

Today in Aviation, the first example of the initial production version of Model 22 of the Convair 880 made its maiden flight in 1959. The Convair 880 was an American narrow-body jet airliner manufactured by General Dynamics’ Convair division. By being smaller but quicker, a niche that failed to generate demand, it was intended to […]

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