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1965: The XB-70 Valkyrie Bomber Mid-Air Collision

What might have been? A moment that changed all history?

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Sleepyhallow
Male, 50-59, Western US
 1831 Posts
Sunday, July 13, 2014 2:37:17 AM
The SR-71 was first acknowledged in 1962 but the first prototype recognizable as a "Blackbird" was airborne in 1956, long before the Valkyrie flew.

Once again Crakr is blowing made up bullschitt out of his butthole like the good conservatard that he is.

I worked at the Skunkworks in the 80's dude. You`re effing clueless.

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17174 Posts
Saturday, July 12, 2014 2:16:31 PM
What changed was, this was the beginnings of what is called "super cruise" now. That's supersonic flight without the need for afterburners.

It was also the first to use what is called "compression lift", which would save fuel. The XB-70 also tested out the panels that would eventually be integral to the SR-71 Blackbird for heat tolerance.

This plane was truly ahead of it`s time and had the potential to shorten the cold war.

Viking864
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 1389 Posts
Saturday, July 12, 2014 12:08:30 PM
That was by far the most beautiful bomber ever built. When I went to the NMUSAF last year the surviving plane was not on display due to the shut down.

pumba62
Male, 40-49, Canada
 962 Posts
Saturday, July 12, 2014 9:07:48 AM
Test Pilots! Aviation's Unsung heroes!

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 6049 Posts
Saturday, July 12, 2014 8:59:35 AM
What changed 5 cats?

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