1942: XB-29 first flight. Maximum speed: 357 mph. Service ceiling: 32,000 ft.
1964: XB-70 first flight. Maximum speed: 2056 mph. Service ceiling: 77,000 ft.
Compare and contrast. That is all for today.
Dangerous toys. Too much caffeine. Advanced degree in physics. This isn't going anywhere you want to be.
... and as 2020 grows even more 2020-ish, it's good to see some good things still around:
Rainy Saturday here, with a storm still milling around in the Gulf. Don't think I'll be taking down the window board just yet. Time to go brew a very-much-not-$64 cup of coffee and fiddle with this newly-mandatory Blogger interface.