Air Force Museum Undertakes Another Monumental Move of Mighty XB-70 Mach 3 Super Bomber | Aviation

The XB-70 in the hangar at the Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio. (Image credit: U.S. Air Force)

The XB-70 Valkyrie on display at the Air Force Museum was once again towed out of its display hangar temporarily for museum maintenance recently.

The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, on display along with over 25 others in the Research and Development Gallery at the National Museum of the USAF at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio, was moved out of the fourth hangar and even got a wash on May 28, 2024.

This is the second time in less than four years that the Air Force museum undertakes the move of the massive super bomber for maintenance. And, once again, the museum’s media team captured amazing footage of the stunning aircraft being carefully towed outside.

The one on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton is the only remaining XB-70 Valkyrie super bomber.

The XB-70 Valkyrie

The North American XB-70 Valkyrie was the most ambitious super-bomber project of the Cold War. This enormous six-engine bomber was intended to be the ultimate American high-altitude, high-speed, deep-penetration manned nuclear bomber, designed to fly high and fast enough to evade Soviet interceptors.

Originally designed to be a Mach 3…

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