Questions tagged [convair-240-family]

A series of twin-engine regional propliners, also known as the "Convairliners"; over a thousand, in several variants, were produced by Convair from 1947 through 1954, and many still fly today.

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Why doesn't the Convair 580 have check valves to prevent inadvertent fuel transfer?

The Convair 580's fuel system is composed of two wing-mounted fuel tanks (one in each wing), each with its own shutoff valve (which can be closed to isolate its respective tank from the rest of the ...
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Is this a Convair C-240?

This aircraft is at Dodson International in Rantoul, KS. I've boiled it down to Convair. Looks most similar to a C-240. And does anyone recognize the livery? It has USAF painted in the top of the ...
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