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Picture of the Convair 580 TIFS aircraft

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More: TIFS - Total In-Flight Simulator
More: Convair 580 TIFS
More: Santa Barbara - Municipal (SBA / KSBA)
More: USA - California, Early 1970's
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N21466 (cn 466) Wow...weirdest looking airplane ever? Make that 2 of the weirdest looking aircraft ever, together in one shot. The Convair has a 707 nose attached for experimental purposes
More: Peter de Groot
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A visitor from Greece posted Wed October 8, 2014:
What's the use in having a flying flight simulator,if the purpose of having a simulator is to simulate flight while being on the ground?

A visitor from Netherlands posted Fri April 6, 2012:
A plane on a plane...

A visitor from Netherlands posted Wed March 24, 2010:
As a former A/C dispatcher me thinks this contraption must make for an interesting CG!!

A visitor from Malaysia posted Tue May 2, 2006:
Wow..it sure is the weirdest plane ever,would love to see it fly..thanks for the photo

A visitor from Germany posted Wed March 15, 2006:
Wow, it´s crazy, unbeliveble!!

A visitor from Mexico posted Mon March 6, 2006:
A mutant plane! ;) T.B.

A visitor from Canada posted Sat January 14, 2006:
It's hard to believe that this monster actually flew.

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