Hustler For The Rock

Posted 3 May 2013
Photo by A1C Cliffton Dolezal

US Air Force Col. Tom Crimmins, vice commander of the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, speaks during the dedication ceremony for the newly restored TB-58A Hustler Mach 2 jet bomber at the base’s airpark on 3 May 2013. Convair built 116 B-58s in Fort Worth, Texas, from 1959 to 1961. This aircraft is one of eight Hustlers converted into operational trainers with dual controls for student and instructor in tandem. Crews from the 43rd Bombardment Wing flew B-58s at Little Rock from 1964 through 1969.

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