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Registration: 56-6671

Construction Number: 240-2

Code Number: 66671

Model North American X-15A-2

Operator: National Museum of the United States Air Force

Airport: Wright Patterson AFB (FFO / KFFO), USA - Ohio

Photographer: Lawrence Safir

Date Taken: 24/07/2007

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1 of only 3 X-15 aircraft, this one retired in Oct.69, the type conferred 'Astronaut' status on some pilots by reaching a height in excess of 50 miles at speeds of up to Mach 6.

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