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MIG-25 Foxbat - Full Flight To The Edge Of Space

2y ago
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More information: http://www.space-affairs.com The MIG-25 is (was) one of the most powerful jets in the world. Equipped with 68,000 hp, the jet was able to reach very high altitudes to intercept high flying aircraft. We flown from 2000 to 2006 with our customers to the edge of space. This is a full flight video what shows a complete flight to high above! Max velocity during the flight was MACH 2.4, max altitude what we reached was 92,250 feet (28,1 km) above ground. Nowadays we flying with the MIG-29 "Fulcrum" to the edge of space, but this jet isn't beside its high performance able to reach the altitudes of the MIG-25. We have still one possibility to fly the MIG-25, not in Russia and only for pilots. If you want to know more, visit http://www.space-affairs.com Hope to see you up there! And in regards of technical and historical things, what are always discussed here: Data about the altitude world-record flight of MIG-25 (choose "altitude" in the drop down menue): http://www.fai.org/record-powered-aeroplanes Good sources of MIG-25 "Foxbat": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikoyan-Gurevich_MiG-25 MIG-25 vs. SR71: http://www.wvi.com/~sr71webmaster/mig25.html Good sources of SR71 "Blackbird": http://www.u2sr71patches.co.uk/sr71performance.htm http://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/history/pastprojects/SR71/index.html#.Ui7Re3_LJ8E http://www.blackbirds.net/bbirdm&f.html http://www.wvi.com/~sr71webmaster/sr-71~1.htm http://www.sr-71.org/blackbird/