Aviation Photo #0531756 Vought/Hiller/Ryan XC-142A - NASA

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Odd couple.The last surviving aircraft with the ominous last surviving North American XB70A Valkyrie Mach 3 Supersonic bomber prototype.An XC-142A first flew conventionally on Sept. 29, 1964 and on Jan. 11, 1965, completed its first transitional flight by taking off vertically, changing to forward flight, and finally landing vertically. Only 5 built.
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    Suresh A. Atapattu
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    Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Wright AFB)
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    March 7, 2004
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