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» Glider soaring, Ridali
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» London Science Museum
» Riga aviation museum
» RAF Waddington Air Show 2008
» Goodwood Festival of Speed, United Kingdom
» Duxford IWM, United Kingdom
» Flying Legends air show 2008, United Kingdom
» London Imperial War Museum, United Kingdom
» Prague Kbely, Czech Republic
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» Ansett Transport Museum, Australia
» War Memorial, Australia
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:: Northrop B-2 Spirit ::

Crew: 2-3, engine: 4 x General Electric F-118-GE-100, 78.4kN,

wingspan: 52.1m, length: 20.9m, height: 5.1m, wing area: 465.5m2, start mass: 181437kg, empty mass: 45360kg, cruise speed: 1010kph, range: 12225km, armament: 22680kg of bombs

B-2 Spirit is also known as "The Flying Wing" .The first prototype was publicly displayed on November 22, 1988 at Air Force Plant 42, Palmdale, Calif. One of the photographers shot a photo from the air. On the picture could be seen that the plane was W shaped. Its first flight was July 17,1989. The first B-2, Spirit of Missouri, entered service in 1993.

 

 

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