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AAHS Journal Vol 66, No 2
AAHS Journal, Vol 66, No 2
Summer 2021

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This Day in History: 
October 21, 1952

Douglas test pilot William B. Bridgeman completes the first test flight of the experimental Douglas X-3. He remains aloft for 19 minutes. The high speed research aircraft is propelled by two Westinghouse J34-WE-17 engines rated at 4850 lbs static trust with afterburning and has a Mach 2 airframe. Under powered the aircraft can not even achieve Mach 1 in level flight

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