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XB-70 Valkyrie
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XB-70 Specifications
Manufacturer: North American
First Flight: September 21, 1964
Mission: Initial mission was as mach 3 bomber, reassigned as test bed to test principles of compression lift.
Power Source: Six (6) General Electric YJ93-GE-3 turbojet engines. Each engine capable of producing up to 31,000 lb (14,060 kg) thrust (with afterburner).
Wing Span: 105 ft, 0 in (32.00 m)
Length: 196 ft, 0 in (59.74 m)
Maximum Achieved Speed: Mach 3
Maximum Achieved Altitude: 70,000 ft