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Did Convair Work On A Widebody Design?  
User currently offline747400sp From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3301 posts, RR: 2
Posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2187 times:

I read in a book, that Convair was also working on a widebody design when Boeing was working on the 747, Lockheed on the L1011 Tristar and Mc Donnell Douglas on the DC-10. So was there a Convair widebody design, and if so, could somobody destribe it to me?

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User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2177 times:

I never saw a Convair wide body design. However, Convair was a Douglas sub-contractor, building the fuselage for the DC-10.

User currently offlineNorthwest727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 491 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2167 times:

I thought Convair gave up airliner production after the CV990 failure. They did however, become a contractor, building DC-10 and MD-11 fuselages.

User currently offlineaklrno From United States of America, joined Dec 2010, 871 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2149 times:

Does the XC-99 count?

User currently offlinesunking737 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2021 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2011 times:

Quoting aklrno (Reply 3):
Does the XC-99 count?

To me yes. Even if it was a prop job. Anything that big is a jumbo aircraft.

Google image the name. Lots of photos.



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