XB-70 Valkyrie - The Worlds Fastest Bomber

XB-70 Valkyrie – The Worlds Fastest Bomber

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“That’s not a plane, it’s a 3 plane formation” that’s what General Curtis LeMay said of the plans for the WS-110 supersonic replacement for the B-52 back in 1954. Back in the early 1950s, the B-52 was USAF’s main nuclear delivery platform but with the increasing sophistication of the Soviet defences, a new supersonic nuclear bomber was called for which would stretch the limits of the technology to beyond what was thought possible just a few years before. The plane that would emerge from the WS-110 design process was the XB-70 Valkyrie. It would be one of the biggest in …

What if ?..... 5 Decisions That Changed The World

What if ?….. 5 Decisions That Changed The World

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  We are all products of the decisions that we and others make every single day of our lives but some decisions have repercussions that are sometimes so far reaching that they can affect everybody on the planet. In this video, we picked out five decisions that changed the world. The Cuban missile crisis was probably the closest we have come to a nuclear conflict and many thank Kennedy for facing down the Soviets by blockading Cuba and turning back the Soviet supply ships. But the more important decision was for Kennedy to ignore the advice from General Curtis LeMay …