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XB-70A Test Report Flight 1-11
[Technical Report, Other]
AIR FORCE FLIGHT TEST CENTER, AFTC/HO
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The successful eleventh flight Flight 1-11 of XB-70, No. 62-001, with Mr. AJ. White, North American Aviation, Inc NAA, Pilot and Mr. Van Shepard, NAA, Copilot, was completed on 28 Apr 65. Takeoff from Edwards AFB runway 04 at a gross weight of approximately 518,000 pounds, occurred at 0911 PST. Takeoff weight was the heaviest to date. Landing on Edwards runway at a weight of 300,085 pounds, was 1057 PST. Total flight time was one hour forty-three minutes 1 43, total supersonic 1 16, and total Mach 2 or greater 0 57. Maximum speed and altitude was Mach 2.45 and 64,300 feet.
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