Cameramen scramble to record the U.S. arrival of GE’s Caravelle. Posing with the airplane: Donald Douglas Jr., Sud’s Georges Hereil and GE’s Neil Burgess. The airplane will be fitted with GE’s CJ-805 engines. Sea Bee conversion has performance boost equivalent to a 40-hp increase, according to L.B Smith. Conversion does 112 mph KIAS at 2,500 ft., has spray rails and sells for $18,500. Atomic aircraft, being studied by Convair for the U.S. Air Force, would have GE direct-air-cycle ...


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