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Old 06-26-2015, 01:30 AM   #1
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Smile *5 Most Secret Military Aircraft*

Wanted to share this video.


The Video below is a clip/segment from The Show "Unsolved Mysteries" (one of my favorite because of Robert Stacks creepy voice)

This was the TR3B Astra (Aurora)
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Old 06-27-2015, 01:33 PM   #2
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Man I miss the old Unsolved Mysteries! I remember I saw it on tv a couple years back but when I turned the channel it was some new guy instead. Total disappointment they couldn't get Robert Stack back.

Edit: I didn't watch the video but the Aurora was #1, yes? PDE FTW
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Old 06-27-2015, 11:04 PM   #3
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Man I miss the old Unsolved Mysteries! I remember I saw it on tv a couple years back but when I turned the channel it was some new guy instead. Total disappointment they couldn't get Robert Stack back.

Edit: I didn't watch the video but the Aurora was #1, yes? PDE FTW
Yes!

Have you seen the movie Oblivion? If so this scene is amazing. It makes you wonder if this could really happen. Love this scene. The joke was on Tom's character the entire time!


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Those are not the 5 most secret military aircraft, by virtue of the fact that 3 are known to exist & the other two are widely suspected to exist. If people know about them (who have no business knowing about them), its not much of a secret. The ones that nobody about outside of their builders & operators know of ... those are the 'most secret' ones. And you're not going to find a video on YouTube about them.

Also, the aircraft shown when they were talking about the 2-stage space plane was the experimental XB-70 Valkyrie bomber. Performance was similar to that of the SR-71 Blackbird, but capable of delivering a substantial payload deep into Soviet territory. Perhaps they were just using footage of a plane that is similar to the reports of the 'secret' aircraft, because the XB-70 is no secret. They have the single remaining prototype on display at the Air Force Museum in Ohio.
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Old 06-28-2015, 11:32 PM   #5
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Those are not the 5 most secret military aircraft, by virtue of the fact that 3 are known to exist & the other two are widely suspected to exist. If people know about them (who have no business knowing about them), its not much of a secret. The ones that nobody about outside of their builders & operators know of ... those are the 'most secret' ones. And you're not going to find a video on YouTube about them.

Also, the aircraft shown when they were talking about the 2-stage space plane was the experimental XB-70 Valkyrie bomber. Performance was similar to that of the SR-71 Blackbird, but capable of delivering a substantial payload deep into Soviet territory. Perhaps they were just using footage of a plane that is similar to the reports of the 'secret' aircraft, because the XB-70 is no secret. They have the single remaining prototype on display at the Air Force Museum in Ohio.
Dang, I thought I was the only one who would know what the XB-70 was. lol If I remember correctly, only 2 were built, the one that's on display today, and a second prototype that crashed in the early 70s when the hydraulics in the tail stabilizers malfunctioned.
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Dang, I thought I was the only one who would know what the XB-70 was. lol If I remember correctly, only 2 were built, the one that's on display today, and a second prototype that crashed in the early 70s when the hydraulics in the tail stabilizers malfunctioned.
Well you`re sort of right about the stabilizers, the reason for the failure was the result of a mid-air collision with a F-104 during a formation photo shoot with three other aircraft ((F-4, F-5, T-38) on June 1966 when the F-104 contacted the right wing of the Valkyrie, flipped over and sheared off the two vertical stabilizers.
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Those are not the 5 most secret military aircraft, by virtue of the fact that 3 are known to exist & the other two are widely suspected to exist. If people know about them (who have no business knowing about them), its not much of a secret. The ones that nobody about outside of their builders & operators ... those are the 'most secret' ones. And you're not going to find a video on YouTube about them.
This. The LRS-B (Long Range Strike Bomber) project is probably the next one we will actually get to lay our eyes on assuming there is not some inadvertent disclosure like the stealth Blackhawks.
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Old 06-30-2015, 09:39 PM   #9
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Dang, I thought I was the only one who would know what the XB-70 was. lol If I remember correctly, only 2 were built, the one that's on display today, and a second prototype that crashed in the early 70s when the hydraulics in the tail stabilizers malfunctioned.
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Well you`re sort of right about the stabilizers, the reason for the failure was the result of a mid-air collision with a F-104 during a formation photo shoot with three other aircraft ((F-4, F-5, T-38) on June 1966 when the F-104 contacted the right wing of the Valkyrie, flipped over and sheared off the two vertical stabilizers.
Here's a 30 year old video clip that I found explaining what happened
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