Convair XC-99 Heavy Lift Prototype 1949

Convair XC-99 Heavy Lift Prototype 1949

by Daniel Russ on April 16, 2010

“The Convair XC-99, 43-52436, was a prototype heavy cargo aircraft built by Convair for the United States Air Force. It was the largest piston-engined land-based transport aircraft ever built, and was developed from the B-36 bomber, sharing the wings and some other structures with it. The first flight was on 23 November 1947 in San […]

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