"The Record Setter" - Giclee Print 11" x 14" or 16" x 24"

$49.00
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$49.00
"The Record Setter" 11" x 14" Giclee Print 11 x 14 or 16 x 24

The X-15 was designed to explore hypersonic speeds in excess of Mach 6 and altitudes over 300,000 feet. The aircraft was powered by a rocket engine dubbed "the million horsepower engine". There were three X-15 aircraft built and they were flown from 1959 though 1968. On August 22, 1963, flying the number 3 aircraft, pilot Joe Walker set a new altitude record of 354,000 feet. Such altitudes are considered above Earth's atmosphere. For this reason many of the X-15 pilots were awarded astronaut pins. Sadly, Joe Walker lost his life when the F-104 Starfighter he was flying collided with another high performance aircraft, the XB-70 Valkyrie. Both aircraft were lost.

The Matt Size is 13" x 16".
  • Prints are signed by the artist and feature an extra 1" border to allow for matting and framing
  • Note the images shown may contain a copyright or watermark. This is not present on the actual print
  • About Giclees: In giclee printing, no screen or other mechanical devices are used and therefore there is no visible dot screen pattern. The image has all the tonalities and hues of the original painting. Giclees are regarded as superior to lithographs

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"The Record Setter" - Giclee Print 11" x 14" or 16" x 24"
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