YB-60 ready for its first flight . Scanned from original Convair press release photo #N26371. BACK... YB-60 ready for its first flight . Scanned from original Convair press release photo #N26371. BACK... YB-60 Scanned from original Convair photo. BACK Index YB-60 Scanned from original Convair photo. BACK Index Douglas XB-19: Douglas XB-19: via Richard Marmo BACK via Richard Marmo BACK Caractéristiques du Convair YB -60 : Dimensions : Envergure : 62.8 mètres Flèche : 37 ° Surface... Caractéristiques du Convair YB -60 : Dimensions : Envergure : 62.8 mètres Flèche : 37 ° Surface... YB-60 at Edwards AFB YB-60 at Edwards AFB Model Features Model Features Top and bottom wing parts were worked on separately and I started by grinding off the nacelles.... Top and bottom wing parts were worked on separately, and I started by grinding off the nacelles.... Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes YB-60 first take-off Scanned from original Convair press release photo. BACK Index YB-60 first take-off Scanned from original Convair press release photo. BACK Index Model Features Model Features The wing was now glued to the fuselage. A section from the top wing half containing the... The wing was now glued to the fuselage. A section from the top wing half containing the... All tail surfaces were made from superglue-laminated sheet plastic which was then sanded to airfoil... All tail surfaces were made from superglue-laminated sheet plastic which was then sanded to airfoil... Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes After putting together the fuselage I cut off the nose just forward of the cockpit and the tail gun... After putting together the fuselage I cut off the nose just forward of the cockpit, and the tail gun... Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes After several iterations of sanding and rescribing the lost surface detail I sprayed the model with... After several iterations of sanding and rescribing the lost surface detail, I sprayed the model with... I made a spar for each side out of square brass tubing. Each spar was partially cut and bent at... I made a spar for each side out of square brass tubing. Each spar was partially cut and bent at... Type: Purpose: Span: Length: Height: Engine: Max.speed: Crew: Load: Long-range strategic heavy... Type: Purpose: Span: Length: Height: Engine: Max.speed: Crew: Load: Long-range strategic heavy... From the Tony Landis collection I am pleased to have been the first to bring YB-60 photographs to... From the Tony Landis collection I am pleased to have been the first to bring YB-60 photographs to... Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes Giant Jet Airplanes Attaching the pylons to the wing got a little more involved. I wanted to preserve the top of the... Attaching the pylons to the wing got a little more involved. I wanted to preserve the top of the... Ever since my formative years as an aviation nerd I';ve been fascinated by photos of the YB-60 and... Ever since my formative years as an aviation nerd I';ve been fascinated by photos of the YB-60 and... Type: Purpose: Span: Length: Height: Engine: Max.speed: Crew: Load: Long-range strategic heavy... Type: Purpose: Span: Length: Height: Engine: Max.speed: Crew: Load: Long-range strategic heavy... All tail surfaces were made from superglue-laminated sheet plastic which was then sanded to airfoil... All tail surfaces were made from superglue-laminated sheet plastic which was then sanded to airfoil... risky program and the Air Force wanted a backup in case it failed. Convair swept back the wings and... risky program and the Air Force wanted a backup in case it failed. Convair swept back the wings and... Background The mammoth YB-60 was Convair's proposal to the USAF for a B-36 bomber replacement. In... Background The mammoth YB-60 was Convair's proposal to the USAF for a B-36 bomber replacement. In...
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