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The Flying Stiletto

Military footage of the innovative needle-nosed X-3 jet, dubbed "The Flying Stiletto." Shots of the aircraft getting a tow onto its runway, taking off, landing with a parachute to slow it down.

IdentifierCLIP-1988
Duration32 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1953
Keywordsairplane, vintage, flying stiletto, 50's, towing, test flight, speed, flight, X-3, flying, landing, runway, new, jet, Aviation, experimental, Flight, twentieth century, 20th century, taking off, Airplane, takeoff, Experimental, aviation, parachute, innovative, military, Military, tow, needle nose