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XB-70 Valkyrie the Mach 3 Bomber that helped commercial aviation PilotPhotog Podcast

Let’s take a look at what was to be the ultimate high speed, high altitude and last manned strategic bomber: The XB-70 Valkyrie.  An aircraft which still looks futuristic even today, the Valkyrie was a Mach 3 bomber which flew at 70,000 feet, rode its own shock wave – and almost wasn’t built.  Changing technologies and advancements in weapons systems nearly doomed this aircraft to just a concept design.  Faced with numerous challenges and setbacks, the Valkyrie was built and flown, just for a completely different purpose from which it was designed.  Today we will take a look at the Valkyrie’s story, and the legacy it leaves behind.  If you enjoy this episode, subscribe to this podcast, you can find links to most podcast streaming services here:PilotPhotog Podcast (buzzsprout.com)You can check out my YouTube channel for many videos on fighter planes here:https://youtube.com/c/PilotPhotogAnd finally, you can follow me on Twitter here:https://twitter.com/pilotphotogSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/PilotPhotog)
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