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SR-71 RSO tells the story behind this video of a Blackbird creating ’13 Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO tells the story behind this video of a Blackbird creating ’13 Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
SR-71 RSO tells the story of when he and his pilot were able to land their crippled Blackbird after it experienced a catastrophic engine failure while flying at Mach 2.88 at 68,000 feet
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO tells the story of when he and his pilot were able to land their crippled Blackbird after it experienced a catastrophic engine failure while flying at Mach 2.88 at 68,000 feet
SR-71 Blackbird pilot tells the story of when he did an emergency landing to a CIA compound in Thailand after a double engine flame out while on a spy mission during the Vietnam War
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Blackbird pilot tells the story of when he did an emergency landing to a CIA compound in Thailand after a double engine flame out while on a spy mission during the Vietnam War
The story of the SR-71 Blackbird that pitched up and collided with a KC-135Q tanker during an air refueling over El Paso
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of the SR-71 Blackbird that pitched up and collided with a KC-135Q tanker during an air refueling over El Paso
The story of the first SR-71 crew to deploy a Blackbird in Japan that landed at Kadena two hours before the take off from Beale beating the sun
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of the first SR-71 crew to deploy a Blackbird in Japan that landed at Kadena two hours before the take off from Beale beating the sun
The story of Buddy Brown, the U-2 pilot that took part to O Club parties wearing fake bad teeth to joke about the ozone level effect on U-2 drivers
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of Buddy Brown, the U-2 pilot that took part in O Club parties wearing fake bad teeth to joke about the ozone level effect on U-2 drivers
The slowest speed ever recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
That time an SR-71 Blackbird pilot hit the afterburners and did a flyby of the tower of Sacramento Airport
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when a KC-135Q crew flew through a thunderstorm with their tanker’s throttles frozen to refuel its Blackbird
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when a KC-135Q crew flew through a thunderstorm with their tanker’s throttles frozen to refuel his Blackbird
Here’s why the MiG-25 Foxbat was never as fast as the SR-71 (and why Soviets never developed their own Blackbird)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
Here’s why the MiG-25 Foxbat was never as fast as the SR-71 (and why Soviets never developed their own Blackbird)
That time an SR-71 deployed Ladies Underwear (along with the drag chute) upon landing to adjust the attitude of a new Blackbird pilot
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
That time an SR-71 deployed Ladies Underwear (along with the drag chute) upon landing to adjust the attitude of a new Blackbird pilot
SR-71 Aircrew remembers a Memorable Encounter with a Soviet MiG-31 Interceptor over the Barents Sea
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot tells the story of a tense mission over the Barents Sea where he spotted a Soviet MiG-31 scrambled to intercept his Blackbird
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The urban legend of the brown bag with $30 million in cash delivered to Kelly Johnson to pay for the first six CIA U-2 spy planes
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The urban legend of the brown bag with $30 million in cash delivered to Kelly Johnson to pay for the first six CIA U-2 spy planes
The SR-71 crew that ejected and was whisked away to mayor’s house while USAF frantically looked for them
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The SR-71 crew that ejected and was whisked away to mayor’s house while USAF frantically looked for them
The A-12 program was so secret that CIA injected with sodium pentothal the first pilot that bailed out of an Oxcart to interrogate him after the crash
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
General Curtis LeMay wanted a bomber variant of the A-12 but the SR-71 Blackbird was developed instead
The secret life of SR-71 #755: the first Blackbird to use the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System to photograph Soviet Submarines
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The secret life of SR-71 #955: the first Blackbird to use the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System to photograph Soviet Submarines
Here’s why the SR-71 Blackbird airframe was designed to leak fuel
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why the SR-71 Blackbird airframe was designed to leak fuel
The story of SR-71A #61-7959, the only “Big Tail” Blackbird in existence
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of SR-71A #61-7959, the only “Big Tail” Blackbird in existence
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