Flashback Friday: Why The Convair 880 Wasn’t A Hit (Except For Elvis)
Back in the 1960s, as commercial aviation was expanding thanks to jet aircraft, it turned out that airlines realized they didn’t need to go “Top Gun.” There wasn’t a need for speed. Convair, a division of General Dynamics, got in the game by designing the Convair 880, which was developed to compete with the Boeing […] More