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November 10, 2023

Airborne 11.10.23: 1st Flts: B-21 Raider and Samson Sky, Virgin Galactic Layoffs

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Introduced to the public in late 2022, the next-generation B-21 Raider flying-wing bomber has flown. The B-21, of which 100 are expected to be produced, is eventually destined to replace both the B-2 Spirit and the B-1 Lancer. The B-21's much anticipated first flight started with a departure from Northrop's development center at Plant 42 in Palmdale, California. Samson Sky followed up on its recent testing with its longest voyage to date, sending their Switchblade prototype up for more than 6 full minutes aloft. The development is great news for the youthful ‘flying car’ program, and so far one of the few designs that se





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