Aviation Photo #0988781 North American X-15A-2 - USA - Air Force

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56-6671 on Display at the Research and Development Hangar in the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
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    Paul Kucher
    USA - Air Force
    North American X-15A-2
    North American X-15
    North American X-15
    Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Wright AFB)
    December 29, 2005
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12 years ago
Woo-hoo! This X-15A-2 (serial no.56-6671) set the world speed record for a rocket plane on 3rd. Oct.1967. She hit Mach 6.70 (4,520 mph or 7,232 kmh), about 2km or twenty soccer fields per second. Serial no.56-6672 attained a max altitude of 354,200 ft. on 22nd. Aug.1963. Thanks, Paul, for sharing this picture.

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