The 2016 B-58 Hustler Association Reunion
will be hosted at the
Radisson Hotel Fort Worth Fossil Creek (817 625-9911)

on May 5th-8th, 2016.

Registration and our B-58 display model will be in the hotel lobby.  Most people will arrive and sign in on Thursday, May 5th.  Breakfast will be included with hotel registration. The Hospitality room will be in a ballroom this year, and our B-58 Association scrapbooks, memorabilia, and artifacts will be on display there. On Friday, we will offer group activities and dinner at the hotel that evening.  The Business Meeting isSaturday morning and our evening banquet will be at the hotel. Hopefully Angelo's Bar-B-Que can be contracted to cater Sunday brunch.  Other activities and dining will be at attendees discretion. Late Registration will not include mealsRegistration Forms are not yet available to members.

43rd Bomb Wing, SAC
Carswell AFB & Little Rock AFB 1960-1964                 1964-1970
305th Bomb Wing, SAC
Bunker Hill / Grissom AFB
1961-1970

Permission granted to display all Milviz, Inc., B-58 pictures.
Mach 2.1 = Approximately 1625 Miles Per Hour or 27 Miles Per Minute at Altitude

Those affiliated with the B-58 Hustler program were pioneers in sustained supersonic flight during the period when vacuum tube technology was predominant.  The B-58 truly flew “faster than a speeding bullet!”  Five aeronautical trophies were won and many international records, some which remain unbroken as of this date, were set by this aircraft.  The B-58 Hustler was our major deterrent to nuclear war until the emergence of the space program and the advent of missile technology.  These programs were instrumental in winning the “Cold War.”  Unfortunately, politics resulted in its early demise after a short 10 years of operation.  The Hustler was phased out on December 31,1969, most were scrapped, and only a few of B-58 aircraft remain as static displays.

Rather Than Re-Inventing The Wheel,
I Suggest individuals Visit the Superior Websites
Developed by Other B-58 Hustler Association Members

Alex P. Brewer, Jr., B-58 Hustler Association Director, created a comprehensive website
which is now managed by his son, Randy A. Brewer
B-58 Hustler Page

Darrell Schmidt, B-58 Hustler Association Director, hosts another comprehensive website
B-58 Hustler House

B.J. Brown, Immediate Past President of the B-58 Hustler Association, now deceased, hosted this website
B-58 Hustler's Hanger

Likewise, Purchasing Books from B-58 Hustler Authors
Can Provide First Hand Knowledge Of Their B-58 Program Experience!


Currently the book, "The B-58 Blunder - How the U.S. Abandoned its Best Strategic Bomber",

is the best and most comprehensive publication available to describe the history of the B-58 Hustler History.
It is available on Amazon.com in both soft copy and in electronic format for people with Kindle readers.

and

 Other Advocates of "Worlds First Supersonic Mach 2+ Bomber"


John A. Weeks, III, provides his perspective
B-58 Hustler Survivors


Kossack Air Force

Cold War Relics - Convair B-58


The Aviation History Online Museum
Convair B-58 Hustler - USA


Joe Baugher's research, provides a comprehensive coverage of the B-58 Aircraft.
However, despite the many quotes he utilized to complete his work,
many represent predictions and political viewpoints
which are neither valid nor reliable.


Convair B-58 Hustler Publications


1957 LIFE Magazine

The B-58 article "A Missile With Men In It" is on page 193.


However, by reviewing this entire publication, especially the advertising,
 today's generation might marvel at our way of life during the period
when the World's First Supersonic Mach 2+ Bomber, the B-58,
was being developed and becoming operational 

THIS WEBSITE IS DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE B-58 HUSTER PROGRAM,
MORE ESPECIALLY TO THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO MADE THE MAJOR SACRAFICE
WHILE PARTICIPATING IN B-58 OPERATIONS TO DEFEND OUR COUNTRY!



TAKE ADVANTAGE OF
ALL ASPECTS OF THIS WEBSITE!


The HEADER ON THIS AND ALL SUB-PAGES
WILL ALLOW YOU TO VIEW THE MAIN CATEGORIES,
AND IN MANY OTHER CASES, ADDITIONAL SUB-CATEGORIES.


Investigate all subject areas to determine how you can personally benefit.
Just click on the desired Header Category, and when provided,
Sub-Categories, to view several additional pages.

THREE DIFFERENT B-58 HUSTLER ASSOCIATION FACEBOOK SITES EXIST

It is necessary to be a Facebook member to access a public site!  This can be accomplished by depressing the Facebook icon located on the footer of every page of this website. A new screen will appear with a picture of a B-58 and our Hustler Association logo.  An overlaid box containing, "B-58 Hustler Association is on Facebook.  To connect with B-58 Hustler Association, sign up for Facebook today."  Choose the appropriate option, if not already a user, join Facebook.  Otherwise, log in.  At the top under "B-58 Hustler Association" depress my underlined name "Published by Harold A. Rumzek, and my profile will be displayed.  Click the "Add Friend" button in my profile.  When I accept your request, it will show up in your Facebook friends list.

The PUBLIC Facebook Site

The PUBLIC Facebook site is intended to increase interest in our Association and hopefully produce some Associate members., as  well as attendees at our 2016 Reunion.  Association members do not have do anything else here unless they truly desire to do so.

The PRIVATE MEMBERS ONLY Facebook Site

If a majority of our members elect to join this MEMBERS ONLY site, we can enhance our ability to contact each other for private conversations.  We can communicate either on this site, or independently, using address, phone, and e-mail contact data from the Current Association Roster available only to our members on this site. Likewise, providing updates to the membership can occur with only one message.  Also, more timely interactions between the Executive Council and the membership can become commonplace.

A PRIVATE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Facebook Site

Another private Facebook is intended to simplify Officer and Director interactions to enhance the communication and coordination of the activities and administrative responsibilities of the B-58 Hustler Association.

Updates can be accessed more quickly if you join Facebook, which is a more timely and cost-effective basis than e-mails or postal mail.  By befriending the Webmaster, access can be gained to our MEMBERS ONLY B-58 Hustler page.  
When members and leaders are located nationwide, proximity is a factor in reducing participation.  A majority of the B-58 Hustler Association interactions can now be conducted on MEMBERS ONLY Facebook sites. Hopefully this will enhance greater participation and commitment.  People can volunteer to fill administrative positions, host activities or functions, serve on committees, and/or provide data inputs, pictures, news articles, etc., acquired during their B-58 experiences. 

THIS WEBSITE IS A WORK IN PROGRESS!

Please Contribute to Our B-58 Hustler Legacy

All Members Possess Valuable Artifacts
Which Will Probably Be Destroyed Subsequent To Our Demise

All
Inputs, Updates and Corrections To Make Our Website
A Model To Emulate Will Be Sincerely Welcomed and Appreciated

Contact the B-58 Hustler Association Historian


The B-58 Hustler Association is neither related to nor represents the U.S. Air Force or any official entity This website is solely intended to provide a comprehensive source of information pertaining to the legacy of the B-58 Hustler Mach 2 Supersonic Bomber and those involved in operations pertaining to its strategic "Cold War" mission.  The majority of inputs have been provided by those affiliated with B-58 operations. Every possible effort has been expended to provide credit to the appropriate references.  Copyright data, photographs and images are used with the consent and conditions of their owners, and should not be copied without their express permissions.  These pages contain hypertext links to external sites relating to the B-58 which are readily available to the public.  Thus, their respective authors retain responsibility for the content and crediting of the materials presented on such sites.  Likewise, we have no control over the accuracy, reliability, or validity of these data or sources.  Manydiscussions may contain duplication so individuals should carefully considerand select what theydeem to be factual, valid, reliable data that is applicable to their purposes.

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