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North American XB-70 Valkyrie

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Conceived as a Mach 3 high altitude bomber for the Strategic Air Command (USAF). Only two were built due to limited funds and were used to explore supersonic flight regimes. Were operated between 1961 & 1969.

General:

Type: Research

Crew: 4

Seating: 4

First Flight: 1961

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

185' 10"

30' 9"

105' 0"

- lbs.

534,000 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

6

30000 lb st

General Electric YJ93

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

4000 miles

2000 mph

1250 mph

- ft/sec

70,000 ft

Armament:

None

       

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