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Foto 56-6670 in Off Airport - Washington [National Air and Space Museum], DC, USA
© by Arjun Sarup

 Off Airport - Washington [National Air and Space Museum], DC, USA 3-June-2016 
 USA - Air Force North American X-15 Arjun Sarup 
 56-6670 First X-15 on display at the National Air and Space Museum. Just three of these aircraft were built, and only 12 pilots flew them including Neil Armstrong for a total of 199 flights from 1959-68. The B-52 air-launched X-15 set the world's unofficial speed of Mach 6.70 with Flight No. 2-53-97 and an altitude record of 354,200 ft. with Flight No. 3-22-36. The third X-15 was lost in a fatal accident on Nov. 15, 1967. (more of 56-6670) ID: 1432251 / 48 views 
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