history of Convair and aviation in North Texas is provided by Mr. Don Pyeatt. Mr.
Pyeatt wrote this article as a chapter for a book he co-authored with Richard Marmo and Ed
Calvert, B-36: Saving the Last Peacemaker, a history of the last
Special thanks are extended to C. Roger Cripliver, Frank F. Kleinwechter Jr. and Dennis R. Jenkins for their assistance with the research for this article.
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