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XB-70 back to the northern hemisphere (SBGL - KMIA)

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Finally returning to her country of origin, Odin's handmaiden prepares to flex her mighty wings. An early start from Rio.

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6 turning & burning.

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Goodbye Rio De Janeiro. Thanks for the hospitality.

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There's a large ship below the murk.

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Early morning sun

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Flying over MMFJ (miles & miles of f....  jungle)

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Hello Venezuela!

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Bye bye South America

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Hello Cuba! Don't worry Pres. Castro. Nothing to see here! Imagine back in the day an XB-70 over Cuba - Fidel would have had kittens!

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Descending to Florida

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Down, dirty & (relatively!) slow over MM... well, you get the picture.;) Getting vectored around somewhere over the Everglades.

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On approach to KMIA rwy 12

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Down...

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& down.

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Another great white bird, although she is known as the Queen of the Skies.

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Shutdown.

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Great looking shots....the plan was to fly Mach 3 @70000 ft and no interceptor aircraft could catch up!

 

HLJAMES

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...the plan was to fly Mach 3 @70000 ft and no interceptor aircraft could catch up!...

 

 

Nothing has caught me... so far HL :cool:  Cheers!  :hi:

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