Tag: XB-70 Valkyrie

SR-71… or RS-71? How the legendary Blackbird got her designation

The tale said that President Johnson was supposed to name the Blackbird the "RS-71" and that he confused the letters, reversed them, and said...

Watch an XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 bomber doing an emergency landing

Bailing out and losing the XB-70 was quickly becoming the only option... XB-70 Valkyrie emergency landing. The B-70 Valkyrie, with a planned cruise speed of Mach...

That time an XB-70A Valkyrie performed an emergency landing on “tip-toe”

There was trouble with both sets of main gear. On the left side, the gear had not fully lowered before rotating to meet the...

FOXBAT Vs BLACKBIRD: WHY THE MiG-25 NEVER POSED A CREDIBLE THREAT...

SR-71s flew off the coast of Russia, "taunting and toying with MiG-25s sent up to intercept them, scooting up to altitudes the Soviet planes...

INTERESTING PICTURE SHOWS THE ARRIVAL OF XB-70 VALKYRIE NO. 2 AT...

The XB-70 Valkyrie No. 2 was destroyed on Jun. 8, 1966 following an accidental mid-air collision Taken on Jul. 17, 1965, the impressive photo in...

THIS PHOTO SHOWS XB-70 VALKYRIE MACH 3 BOMBER MAIDEN FLIGHT

The XB-70 Valkyrie was flown by North American test pilot Alvin S. White and Col. Joseph F. Cotton and took off from Plant 42...

XB-70 Vs X-15: INTERESTING IMAGE SHOWS THE LARGEST AND THE FASTEST...

The X-15 was a research airplane in the purest sense, whereas the XB-70 was an experimental bomber intended for production but diverted to research Taken...

THE STORY OF THE  FUTURISTIC XB-70A VALKYRIE, THE MACH 3 STRATEGIC...

The XB-70 Valkyrie was the world's largest experimental aircraft and was used to collect in-flight information for use in the design of future supersonic aircraft,...

HERE’S AN INTERESTING PHOTO OF THE XB-70 VALKYRIE MACH 3 BOMBER...

Originally designed as a Mach 3 bomber, the XB-70A Valkyrie never went into production and instead was used for flight research The interesting image in...

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