XB70. Gives new meaning to the term '6-Pack'.

the power of six - Valkyrie was the prototype of the nuclear-armed, deep-penetration strategic bomber

The nose landing gear and the air intake to the six engines of the North American XB-70 Valkyrie.

The nose landing gear and the air intake to the six engines of the North American Valkyrie.By the Time Air reached the turbines it was 600 degrees and 2 atmospheres.

North American XB-70A Valkyrie in flight (U.S. Air Force photo)…

North American Valkyrie in flight (U. Air Force photo)… Airplane is always Cool.

While the Blackbird SR-71 was the fastest manned airplane ever made, the fastest manned aircraft is the North American X-15, a rocket plane that flew for the first time on June 8, 1959, launched from a NASA NB-52B mothership. On October 1967 it pulverized all records: 4,520 miles per hour (7,274 km/h).

Outstanding photos of the X-15, the fastest manned rocket plane ever

Outstanding photos of the the fastest manned rocket plane ever

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Aces high: Stunning pictures of Red Arrows tearing across the sky pay poignant tribute to daredevils who lost their lives last year

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