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61-7972 (cn 2023) This Blackbird salutes the airfield prior to landing for the SBAC show. It had just set a world record by travelling from New York to London in just 1 hour 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds. This was timed between two 'radar gates' at each end. Of course, only the English weather spoilt it...
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A visitor from United States posted Sun August 20, 2006:
Wow, looks almost like an other worldly rocket ship
coming through the clouds for a landing on Earth!

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