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North American XB-70 Bob NASA FSX & P3D



Author Massimo Altieri, update by Bob Chicilo
Size 18.6 MB Created 29-04-2011 03:22:23 3D Virtual Cockpit Auto-install : Installer version 8
Downloads 15 542 Views 9 452 Changed 23-02-2015 21:38:14 Port-Over FS2004 (no DXT10) License Freeware external
Add-on compatible with FSX & FSX-Steam & Prepar3D v1 (v2 & 3 to test)

For the FS2004 compatible variant click here
Press "L" to activate afteburner effect. The 2D cockpit is more complete than the virtual cockpit

The North American XB-70 Valkyrie was a prototype supersonic bomber of the U.S. late 1950. It is designed by North American. Only two copies were built, one of which was destroyed in an accident.

The loss of a prototype sign the death warrant of the program. This flight is a flight advertising, many journalists are witnesses to the accident at this very expensive machine, it weighs 250 tons and had cost 10 times its weight in gold.

The accident

On 8 June 1966, the second prototype leaves Edwards AFB to perform measurements of sonic booms. In addition, this test allows General Electric, manufacturer of the engines XB-70, take photos of the airplane advertising with an F-4B Phantom II, F-104N Starfighter, F-5A Freedom Fighter and a T -38 Talon, all powered with engines from General Electric. But the F-104, issued in the wake turbulence generated by the XB-70, struck, destroying the left vertical stabilizer. After 16 seconds of flight, the bomber gets out of control, then crashed.



Al White, the XB-70 pilot, ejected in time but his copilot Carl Cross is unable to eject and was killed, along with the pilot of the F-104, Joseph Albert Walker. (Source Wikipedia)

Author Massimo Altieri, update by Bob Chicilo
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