September 17, 1987

Maj. Brent A. Hedgpeth and crew set nine recognized class records for 3,100 miles with and without payload (jet aircraft) of 655.09 mph in a Rockwell B-1B out of Palmdale, Calif. This flight and one on July 4 (see above) are instrumental in award of the 1987 Mackay Trophy to Det. 15, Air Force Plant Representative Office and B-1B System Program Office, Air Force Systems Command.