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XB-70
Mach 3 rocket launch aircraft. N. American Bomber-delta wing. Maximum release conditions: Piggy-back, 27,273 kg (19.1 m length x 6.7 m span) at 3,193 kph at 21,341 m altitude

AKA: B-70. Status: Out of Production. Payload: 27,273 kg (60,126 lb). Thrust: 520.32 kN (116,973 lbf). Gross mass: 226,758 kg (499,915 lb). Unfuelled mass: 68,027 kg (149,973 lb). Specific impulse: 2,084 s. Specific impulse sea level: 1,894 s. Burn time: 11,000 s. Height: 56.40 m (185.00 ft). Diameter: 9.14 m (29.98 ft). Span: 32.01 m (105.01 ft). Location: 890.

Cost $ : 81.100 million. No Engines: 6. Release velocity: 890 m/s (2,910 ft/sec). Release altitude: 21 m (70 ft). Release angle: 0 deg. Release conditions: 3,193 kph at 21.3 km.

Country: USA. Engines: J93-3. Propellants: Air/Kerosene. More at: 9733.



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