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Old 10-07-2008, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by LowFlight View Post
I was there in Summer of 94 and saw the Great White Beast Then

When it was out front at the end of the building? I would of loved to hear that thing in full afterburn. It gives me goosebumps thinking about it.
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When it was out front at the end of the building? I would of loved to hear that thing in full afterburn. It gives me goosebumps thinking about it.
That pic is from the '60s when it actually was rolled out of the Downy, CA factory.

The one I saw at the Museum was inside directly across form the B-36


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Old 10-07-2008, 06:21 PM
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That pic is from the '60s when it actually was rolled out of the Downy, CA factory.

The one I saw at the Museum was inside directly across form the B-36

They moved it to a seperate hanger since then. The b-36 is in the new cold war hanger that opened in 2004.
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I was just getting out of high school the day when the XB-70 flew over in the landing pattern for WPAFB on its last flight (I grew up in Dayton). Here is a pic of the other one

You saw an XB-70 fly?! Dude, that's amazing and you are very lucky!
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You saw an XB-70 fly?! Dude, that's amazing and you are very lucky!
There is a atc on the board with a rottweiler for his avatar I remeber him saying he saw it flight to. I am sure it was a amazing sight.
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Originally Posted by nfshotrod View Post
There is a atc on the board with a rottweiler for his avatar I remeber him saying he saw it flight to. I am sure it was a amazing sight.
Loud as crap I'm sure!
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