Aircraft moves to fourth building at WPAFB

Wright Patterson Air Force Base (Photo/WDTN Staff)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The world’s only remaining XB-70 will be moved to its new location at the fourth building of The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Tuesday.

Along with the aircraft, other exhibits and educational centers will head to the same building that will house aircraft from the museum’s Presidential, Research and Development (R&D) and Global Reach collection, as well as a new and expanded Space Gallery.

The building will open to the public in June 2016. The XB-70 could fly three times the speed of sound and was used as a research aircraft for the advanced study of aerodynamics, propulsion and other subjects, according to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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