THIS IS CONVAIR VINTAGE 1953 32+ PAGES TONS OF PICS!!!

HI:

THIS AUCTION CONSISTS OF A RARE PIECE OF AVIATION HISTORY THAT IS IN MINT CONDITION...MY UNCLE ACQUIRED THIS IN 1953 FROM CONVAIR.

CONDITION:

IT HAS BEEN KEPT IN A PLASTIC PROTECTIVE SLEEVE...

THE COVER READS:

"THIS IS CONVAIR"

WITH PICTURED AIRCRAFT ON THE COVER

INSIDE COVER READS:

CONSOLIDATED VULTEE AIRCRAFT CORPORATION

IT IS DATED 1953-CONSOLIDATED VULTEE AIRCRAFT CORPORATION

SOME OF THE CONTENTS:

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD AND PRESIDENT

HISTORY OF CONVAIR

FAMOUS CONVAIR "FIRSTS"

SAN DIEGO DIVISION

FORT WORTH DIVISION

PAMONA DIVISION

DAINGERFIELD DIVISION

CONVAIR-LINER OPERATIONS MAP - CENTERFOLD "A"

THE BUSINESS SIDE OF CONVAIR - CENTERFOLD "B"

HOW CONVAIR BUILDS AIRPOWER:

RESEARCH AND DESIGN

TOOLING AND FABRICATION

PRODUCTION, ASSEMBLY

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE:

GUIDED MISSILES, ELECTRONICS, AND STRATEGIC BOMBERS

INTERCEPTORS AND WATER-BASED AIRCRAFT

COMMERICAL AND MILITARY CONVAIR-LINERS

THE CONVAIR FAMILY

SECURITY REGULATIONS....THIS IS FOLLOWED BY ALL THE APPROPRIATE TEXT

PICTURED ARE THE CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENT...ALONG WITH RELATED TEXT...

NEXT... THE B-36 INTERCONTINENTAL BOMBER WITH PICTURES AND TEXT...

NEXT... THE FIRST PLANES ...TW-3 ARMY TRAINER, PT-1 ARMY TRAINER, PT-3 ARMY TRAINER, NY-2 NAVY TRAINER, ADMIRAL SEAPLANE, COMMODORE SEAPLANE, A TYPICAL EXPORT SHIPMENT FROM CONSOLIDATED'S BUFFALO PLANT, XPBY-1 PATROL BOMBER AT DEDICATION OF SAN DIEGO PLANT, 1935-ALL THE ABOVE IS ACCOMPANIED WITH PICTURES OF EACH!

NEXT... WE OUT PRODUCE THE WORLD ...WITH TONS OF PICTURES INCLUDING...PB2Y-FLYING BOAT, P-66 PURSUIT PLANE, L-5 FLYING JEEP, B-24 HEAVY BOMBER, B-32-DOMINATOR, A-35 DIVE BOMBER, BT-13 BASIC TRAINER ...AND ON AND ON AND ON...ALL WITH PICS!

NEXT... FAMOUS FIRSTS XC-99, XP-81 ESCORT FIGHTER, XB-46 WAS AMERICA'S FIRST ALL JET MEDIUM BOMBER, XP5Y-1 FLYING BOAT-CLOSE UP, CONVAIR TURBOLINER, XC-99 WORLD'S LARGEST LAND BASED AIR TRANSPORT, GIANT XB-36 STATEGIC BOMBERHAD 3000-HP PISTON ENGINES, ALLISON CONVAIR TURBOLINER IS A U.S. TURBOPROP PIONEER....T ARE MORE BUT TOO MANY TO LIST...WITH PICS!!

SAN DIEGO DIVISION... T IS A MAP OF THE LAYOUT OF THE BUILDINGS...TEXT WITH DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PLANT AND WHAT THEY ARE BUILDING ....PICTURES OF THE PLANT, ASSEMBLY WORKERS ARE PICTURED,. T-29 MOVING ALONG FINAL ASSEMBLY LINE IS ALSO PICTURED..

FORT WORTH DIVISION... NOSE AND TAIL ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS ON BOMBER PRODUCTION LINE..PICTURED...B-36'S FINAL ASSEMBLY PICTURED AS THEY LEAVE THE ASSEMBLY BAY SIDEWAYS, NOSE UP RAISED, LOTS OF TEXT WITH DESCRIPTION OF THE PLANT, THE LAYOUT OF THE BUILDINGS IS MAPPED OUT ALSO...

POMONA DIVISION... THE POMONA DIVISION WAS COMMISSIONED BY THE U.S. NAVY IN MAY 1953..WITH MORE TEXT AND PICTURES AND THE LAYOUT OF THE PLANT...

DAINGERFIELD DIVISION... TEXT DESCRIPTION OF THE PLANT ITSELF...AND PICTURES...SUCH AS: LARGE-SCALE RAMJET ENGINE IN HIGH ALTITUDE TEST CHAMBER, SCHLIEREN PHOTO REVEALS AIRFLOW PATTERN OF WIND TUNNEL MODEL..THE PLANT IS ALSO PICTURED..

PREFERRED THE WORLD OVER... FOLD-OUT MAP WITH..LISTINGS OF ALL AIRLINES AS OF SEPT 15, 1953...

NORTH AMERICA-AND A LISTING OF ALL THE AIRLINES

CENTRAL AMERICA AND A LISTING OF ITS AIRLINES

PACIFICA-LISTING OF AIRLINES

AUSTRALIA-LISTING OF AIRLINES

SOUTH AMERICA-LISTING OF AIRLINES

ASIA-ORIENT AIRWAYS, LTD.

AFRICA-ETHIOPIAN AIRWAYS, INC.

THEN.. EAST GREENWICH, R.I. W THE CONVAIR WAS BORN MAY 23, 1923 ...ALONG WITH THE CONVAIR FAMILY TREE...FROM VULTEE & CONSOLIDATED AIRCRAFT CORPORATION....

NEXT ... THE BUSINESS SIDE OF CONVAIR ...PRIVATELY OWNED..THE SOLE BUSINESS IS THE DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, AND PRODUCTION OF COMMERCIAL AND MILITARY AIRPOWER...THE STOCKHOLDERS....BOARD OF DIRECTORS...GOVERNMENT OWNED OR LEASED FACILITIES OPERATED BY CONVAIR, UNFILLED ORDERS OR BACKLOG...GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION RECENT PRINCIPAL SHAREOWNER OF CONVAIR...THROUGH THE ATL...

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