By Tom Demerly for ALERT 5. 29 December, 1966. SAC Chrome Dome II Patrol Route, Flight Level 370 over Queen … Continue reading Flight of the Valkyrie: The Mach 3 Mega-Bomber that Never Was.
On this day in 1961 Major Robert White piloted the X-15 on its first full-throttle flight, reaching a speed of … Continue reading First full-throttle flight of the X-15
It would have a maximum speed exceeding Mach 3, a range of over 1300 miles, a rotary weapons unit and … Continue reading F-108