XB-70A

Impressive video shows USAF Museum XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 bomber being pushed outside for gallery redesign last October

Impressive video shows USAF Museum XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 bomber being pushed outside for gallery redesign last October

On Oct. 6, 2020 the North American XB-70 Valkyrie was pushed outside for a day as part of a gallery… Read More

1 year ago

A quick look at the F-108 Rapier, the Mach 3 Interceptor capable to shoot down three bombers in five minutes of combat that never was

The F-108 Rapier main purpose was to climb to 81,000ft, reach Mach 3, and fly for up to 1,000 nautical… Read More

2 years ago

Valkyrie Down: the unsolved mysteries behind XB-70 AV2 Crash

Possibly Joe Walker was looking for a B-58A approaching at higher altitude while his F-104N (N813NA) inexplicably moved slightly closer… Read More

2 years ago

Serpentine Six Pack: A quick look at the General Electric YJ93, the engine that made the XB-70 the loudest aircraft of its time

Both XB-70s used six single-shaft General Electric YJ93-GE-3 turbojets, each developing 28,800lb thrust at sea level or 19,000lb in military… Read More

3 years ago

Impressive Video shows XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 Strategic Bomber Final Landing

The impressive video in this post shows the iconic XB-70 Valkyrie making its final landing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base… Read More

3 years ago

The Only Public Air Show in XB-70 Valkyrie History Featured some of the Coolest Aircraft Ever Built

Carswell AFB was to be the only airfield that XB-70 Valkyrie AV/2 would fly to and return before being destroyed… Read More

3 years ago

Convair Wanted to Transform the B-58 into a Supersonic Airliner. And to Store 5 Passengers in Hustler’s MB-1C Pod.

Although it did not propose a large SST of the size that Lockheed and North American were studying, Convair suggested… Read More

3 years ago

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… Read More

4 years ago

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… Read More

4 years ago

THE STORY OF THE  FUTURISTIC XB-70A VALKYRIE, THE MACH 3 STRATEGIC BOMBER THAT BECAME THE WORLD’S LARGEST EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT

The XB-70 Valkyrie was the world's largest experimental aircraft and was used to collect in-flight information for use in the design… Read More

6 years ago

HERE’S AN INTERESTING PHOTO OF THE XB-70 VALKYRIE MACH 3 BOMBER WINDSCREEN ASSEMBLY IN SUPERSONIC FLIGHT CONFIGURATION

Originally designed as a Mach 3 bomber, the XB-70A Valkyrie never went into production and instead was used for flight… Read More

6 years ago