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    Douglas X-3 Stiletto test flight - video

    Built in 1952 by the Douglas Aircraft Company, the X-3 Stiletto was an experimental jet aircraft developed to test the feasibility of low-aspect ratio wings and the large-scale use of titanium in aircraft structures.




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