Convair F-102C

Last revised December 4, 1999

The F-102C (briefly known as the F-102X) was a proposal for a tactical strike version of the Delta Dagger. It was powered by the J57-P-47 engine and had structural modifications designed to increase its performance in a tactical role. Changes in the internal fire controls system were also made.

Two F-102As (53-1797 and 53-1806) were modified as YF-102C engineering testbeds, but the concept was rejected by the USAF in April of 1957. 53-1797 ended up in a Honolulu technical school.


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