Conavair Cutaway Model 58-9 "Astrojet" , U.S. firm proposal from early 1961 to create a supersonic airliner or SST in English, with capacity for 52 passengers and a speed of Mach 2.4 derived from the strategic bomber Convair B-58 Hustler , the company had extensive experience in the design and construction of supersonic delta-wing aircraft, their models of fighter F-102 Delta Dagger and F-106 Delta Dart already operating with the USAF and the already mentioned B-58, SST project to build an aircraft based on the B-58, for which a new fuselage design long and narrow with 2 rows of 25 seats and now with horizontal tail surfaces, would be powered by four Pratt & Whitney J-58 (same as equipping the fantastic SR-71) but without afterburner which two were installed under the wings and two at the ends of his hang glider (arrangement very similar to that of other Soviet bomber the Myasishchev M-50 " Bounder ") its range would be 4,600 km or 2,900 miles, its maximum operating weight of 86,000 Kgs serious or 190,000 Lbs, raised the possibility of building three models with shorter fuselage, tail surfaces with different capabilities negative dihedral in the number of passengers over the possibility of a huge external fuel tank in the style of the B-58, no specimen was constructed, and modified by author Aviagraphica Motocar to recreate this project Convair SST and named a "Astrojet" , in a free interpretation that makes use of much speculation especially graphics engine J-58 without afterburner than the server is unaware of its existence, the absence of more data of the same technical information taken from the Russian web Successes

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