Also, I heard a rumor that NASA might be modifying a third B-57. Does anyone know if this is true? How much longer do they plan to operate their current aircraft?
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G-BVWC suffered an engine failure in 2006 and ever since a worldwide search has been underway to find a replacement Rolls-Royce Avon 109 with the correct paperwork to allow a return to airworthiness.
|Quoting kl671 (Reply 1):|
Wikipedia reports that a Martin RB57F (NASA 928) was still active in June 2012.
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I´ve seen this thing in Kandahar airbase, Afghanistan, earlier this summer, but I couldn´t take any pictures ( np picturetaking permittend in this military restricted area).