> Subject: Re: [NTLK] [OT] up in the sky
> From: "Eric L. Strobel" <fyzycyst_at_comcast.net>
> I believe it's at the Dulles facility, which is due to open up in a few
> years or so.
>> I'm just glad that there are a few still flying. There are some
>> aircraft that should never become completely extinct; the SR-71 is
>> one of them. (The B-29 is another -- currently only one in the world
>> in flying condition, but apparently soon to be joined by a second.)
> At the risk of propelling this off-topic discussion further... It would be
> great to see a B-36 flying.
> - Eric.
(Sent this earlier but it seems to have been "lost")
There's an SR-71 at the Air Force museum at Wright Patterson AFB.
There's also my personal favorite, the XB-70 Valkyrie: faster than the
SR-71, originally designed to be nuclear-powered. The sole survivor is
Wright Pat, too. Saw it as a kid at Edwards AFB (Air Force brat) and it
makes the SR-71 look like a go-kart.
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