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B-58 Proves Supersonic Ejection To Be Bear-able In 1962 – blog – AirPigz
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B-58 Proves Supersonic Ejection To Be Bear-able In 1962 – blog – AirPigz

 The Convair B-58 originally went into service in 1960 with standard ejection seats, but the possibility of ejecting at supersonic speeds and at extreme high altitude meant the crewman stood little chance of surviving these extreme conditions.  To deal with this situation, Convair worked with the Stanley Aircraft Corporation to develop an escape capsule.  The…

Loyola proves it is far more than just a feel-good story
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Loyola proves it is far more than just a feel-good story

ATLANTA (AP) — Loyola-Chicago is more than just the feel-good story of the NCAA Tournament. Much more. Sure, smiles from 98-year-old chaplain Sister Jean and visits from members of Loyola's ground-breaking 1963 championship squad generated plenty of warm and fuzzy feelings. Those stories have overshadowed the fact these guys can play. The nation's hottest team…