Speed Record Set 50 Years Ago

Clean Rating: Safe for work.
thumb_up thumb_down 1 | thumb_up thumb_down

Fifty years ago on Oct. 3, 1967, Maj. William J. “Pete” Knight flew the modified X-15A-2 to a speed of Mach 6.72. The aircraft was flown with its full ablative coating and external fuel tanks. (DVIDS)

Add your comment

Login or join to comment

Comments

No comments yet. To add your own comment, please please login or register.

Newest Videos