North American XB-70A Valkyrie in flight landing configuration, with Convair B-58A flying chase. Note the blotched appearance is due to the white paint being flaked and burned off during the high speed flight portion of the test. (U.S. Air Force photo)

North American XB-70A Valkyrie in flight landing configuration, with Convair B-58A flying chase. Note the blotched appearance is due to the white paint being flaked and burned off during the high speed flight portion of the test. (U.S. Air ForceĀ photo)

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Valkyrie Landing

Valkyrie Landing

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XB-70A Valkyrie on takeoff

XB-70A Valkyrie on takeoff

XB-70 Valkyrie (1967)

XB-70 Valkyrie (1967)