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61-2059
Greased Lightning

1961 Convair B-58A Hustler C/N 95

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Latest photos of 61-2059
  • 61-2059 - At the Strategic Air & Space Museum, Ashland, NE - by Glenn E. Chatfield by Glenn E. Chatfield
  • 61-2059 - At the Strategic Air & Space Museum, Ashland, NE - by Glenn E. Chatfield by Glenn E. Chatfield
  • 61-2059 - B-58A at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland, NE - by Glenn E. Chatfield by Glenn E. Chatfield
  • 61-2059 @ OFF - B-58A at the old Strategic Air Command Museum - by Glenn E. Chatfield by Glenn E. Chatfield @ OFF

Airframe Info

Manufacturer:Convair
Model:B-58A Hustler    Search all Convair B-58A Hustler
Year built:1961
Construction Number (C/N):95
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:3
Number of Engines:4
Engine Type:Turbojet
Engine Manufacturer and Model:General Electric J79-GE-5 series

Aircraft

Registration Number:61-2059
Alternative Code/Name:Greased Lightning
Current Status:Preserved

Owner

Owner:Strategic Air & Space Museum
Address:, Ashland, NE
United States

User Comments

Peter Nicholson, 2010-11-27 15:27:27
 "Greased Lightning" is an appropriate name for this record breaking Hustler which flew from Tokyo to London (8028 miles) in 8 hours and 35 minutes.