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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.
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)
Size 18.6 MB
Downloads 22 250
Created 29 Apr 2011
Updated 23 Feb 2015
VC 3D Virtual Cockpit
Format Port-Over - Not compatible P3Dv4+
Auto-install Installer version 8
Compatibility list :
Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v1 ➕ Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition ➕ Microsoft Flight Simulator X (All versions)
- Author :
Massimo Altieri, update by Bob Chicilo