Convair

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The Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, universally known as Convair, was the result of a 1943 merger between Consolidated Aircraft and Vultee Aircraft, resulting in a leading aircraft manufacturer of the United States. In 1954, Convair merged with Electric Boat to form General Dynamics, and the aircraft operation became the Convair Division of the merged company. It produced aircraft until 1965, then shifted to space and airframe projects. In 1994 this aerostructures unit was sold to McDonnell Douglas and in 1996 General Dynamics shut down the Convair Division.

The Convair XF-92A was the USA's first delta wing aircraft
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The Convair XF-92A was the USA's first delta wing aircraft

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