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Originally posted by Char2c35t
the fb-23 could become like what happened to the f-18, a failed plane that later still became a member of the fleet, the YF-23 looks more like an FB anyways.
Originally posted by intelgurl
BUT - I'm curious as to what happened to #87-800 (PAV1), it was at Edwards, then in spring 2004 a C-5 came to pick it up. Paperwork said it was going to WP AFB for some sprucing up but it never arrived according to sources at WP.
Originally posted by SOC
I've got some pictures of 800 undergoing restoration. Given the fact that there's an old looking aircraft in the hangar behind it with a prop engine (think no newer than 1930), I'd say it's the WPAFB restoration people who have it. Can't remember who gave me the images or I'd know more.
Originally posted by Patriotsrevenge
I also vote on bring the Blackbird out of retirement and finding a way to put bombs in it and making it so it does not leak fuel. That would be tits.edit on 11-1-2012 by Patriotsrevenge because: (no reason given)