I lived with it and the doppler radar for several

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Way back in 1958, when I was a young and handsome worker at Raytheon, Waltham MA, The B-58 Search/Nav Radar was my first project. I lived with it and the Doppler Radar for several years. First as lead inspector, then in other quality control jobs. For me, this was an exciting time of new manufacturing technology. Everything for the B-58 was different from other avionics in the factory. 260. Michael Finley - 2009-05-26 14:21:08 [email protected] Your old buddy and close friend of mine, Dean Eggen sent me to your site. Great site!!!!!! 259. Herk Neifert - 2009-05-24 00:20:56 Found your website while in Fishkill, NY at my grandson’s west point graduation ..... call you when I get home. HERK WAS MY 5-58 NAVIGATOR AT LITTLE ROCK. YOU CAN SEE A PICTURE OF HIM WITH OUR CREW IN THE ANNEX PICTURES OF MY WEB SITE 258. David Murray - 2009-05-19 05:16:40 THANKS FOR THE PICTURES MY DAD WORKED ON THE 58 AS A DRAFTSMAN AND I LEARNED OF THIS WHEN HE HAD A DRAWING SENT TO HIM MANY YEARS LATER IT IS A SHARP JET AND HE WAS PROUD OF HAVING PARTICIPATED IN IT’S DESIGN YOU HAVE A GREAT PAGE KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK (WAKE EM WITH A FLASH) 257. Melvin Belton - 2009-05-17 07:20:52 One of my most vivid aviation Memories is in 1971 while driving a truck on Interstate 80 Headed toward Geneseo Illinois one Friday afternoon on my way home from work thinking about going to the "First" and as far as I know only Air show to be held at the then brand new "Moline International" airport. Driving along I noticed a black spot about 300 ft over the center of the Interstate and it was enlarging rapidly mere seconds later me and my Dodge Dart where Dam near blown off of the road by a B-58 Screaming by. I was so Shook, I had to pull over and think for a minuet about what I thought I saw. Finaly and "O Yes" a flight of 6 F100’s went by a few minuets later in Thunder Bird Livery. I finaly figured out what was going on The "T" Birds were to be the stars of the show and they were doing what was as I understand standard notification that they had arrived. The following day I was taking a snooze on the couch when I Heard a roar I ran outside and there was whas the B-58 turning around over the corn field across the road from my house as I watched it did the same three more times The plane was making low hi speed passes over the airport. I lived about 20 miles from that airport it took that distance to slow enough to be able to turn around. 256. Paul Hooper - 2009-05-13 13:59:47 Darrel, Great site. I am a USAF Brat. Was at Fairchild AFB as a kid and watched a B-52 crash after colliding with another B-52 in September 1958. I knew some kids whose fathers were heading off to B-58s, just kids so I do not remember any names. We went to Amarillo AFB from Fairchild and I got to see a B-58 landing (must have diverted). Both my older brother and I went on to have USAF careers. My first assignment out of UPT was to C-130Es with the 345th TAS at Kadena AB and Yokota AB 1974-1978. Our Chief Pilot was LtCol Larry Duval. On long flights we were able to get him to talk a little about flying the Hustler. I seem to recall that he had the distinction of being the only pilot to ever land the B-58 with two engines out on one side.
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