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By Katrina Pescador

Based via Reuben H. Fleet in 1923, Consolidated airplane company (later Convair) grew to become the most major plane brands in American historical past. for about 60 years, this prolific corporation used to be synonymous with San Diego. in truth, complete sections of town have been designed to supply houses for the Convair employees and their households. those women and men have been accountable for construction the most major airplane in aviation background, together with the PBY Catalina, B-24 Liberator, F-102 Delta Dagger, in addition to the trustworthy Atlas missile, which was once important in launching the United States into house. To at the present time, greater than a decade after the corporate handed from the San Diego scene, tens of hundreds of thousands of San Diegans nonetheless have fun a seminal reference to Reuben Fleet, his corporation, and his well known slogan, "Nothing wanting correct is right."

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