SR-71 Blackbird

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Read the Silver Star Recommendation for the SR-71 crew who flew their Blackbird at her fastest speed, at night, carrying an NSA ELINT recorder to collect SA-5 SAM radar signal
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Read the Silver Star Recommendation for the SR-71 crew who flew their Blackbird at her fastest speed, at night, carrying an NSA ELINT recorder to collect SA-5 SAM radar signal
F-14 RIO who visited the Blackbird's Roost at Beale AFB tells the story of two memorable SR-71 takeoffs... And that of his Tomcat's unrestricted climb
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
F-14 RIO who visited the Blackbird’s Roost at Beale AFB tells the story of two memorable SR-71 takeoffs… And that of his Tomcat’s unrestricted climb
Swedish Viggen pilot tells the story of when he was scrambled to help an SR-71 Mach 3 spy plane that suffered a catastrophic engine failure over the Baltic
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Swedish Viggen pilot tells the story of when he was scrambled to help an SR-71 Mach 3 spy plane that suffered a catastrophic engine failure over the Baltic
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of the "Secret" Party He and other Habu Crews had with Victor Pugachev and other Soviet Su-27 Pilots at Paris Air Show 1989
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of the “Secret” Party He and other Habu Crews had with Victor Pugachev and other Soviet Su-27 Pilots at Paris Air Show 1989
Cool Time Lapse Video shows SR-71 Blackbird Installation at the Science Museum of Virginia
Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Cool Time Lapse Video shows SR-71 Blackbird Installation at the Science Museum of Virginia
‘Blackbird’s Top Speed was Officially Mach 3.2 but the SR-71 was Much Faster Than That,” former Skunk Works Engineer Says
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
‘We truly felt invincible at Mach 3.15:’ SR-71 pilot tells the story of his BDA flight of Libya in Support of Operation El Dorado Canyon
The Story of the Crippled SR-71 Blackbird that Overflew Hanoi at Just Mach 1.1, at Just 41,000ft. And Got Away Safely.
Airshows / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The Story Behind the Unique Photo of the SR-71 Blackbird Creating ‘Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
That time an SR-71 Blackbird's drag chute deployed in-flight at Mach 1.5
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The Story of the SR-71 that diverted to Taiwan (Using a KC-135 Call Sign) while returning to Kadena from Blackbird Programme’s first ever Combat Mission
Even if it was faster than the Blackbird, the SA-2 SAM was never able to hit the SR-71. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Even if it was faster than the Blackbird, the SA-2 SAM was never able to hit the SR-71. Here’s why.
SR-71 Blackbird Vs X-Jet: How the X-Men’s X-Jet Blackbird Compares to the Original SR-71
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Blackbird Vs X-Jet: How the X-Men’s X-Jet Blackbird Compares to the Original SR-71
Time to eject! A-12 pilot explains how he was able to bail out safely from his Oxcart after it went into a flat inverted spin
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
This Aircraft was Faster than the SR-71 (Look Closely it’s not a Blackbird)
Exclusive: The Story of how Iconic SR-71 Blackbird’s Habu Logo was Conceived
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Exclusive: The Story of how Iconic SR-71 Blackbird’s Habu Logo was Conceived
That time Four Swedish Viggen pilots protected an SR-71 that had an inflight engine failure
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Short Movie shows Swedish JA-37 Viggen Fighter Jet Achieving Radar Lock On SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3 Spy Plane
Former SR-71 Pilot Explains why the Blackbird had to Light one Afterburner during Aerial Refueling
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Former SR-71 Pilot Explains why the Blackbird had to Light one Afterburner during Aerial Refueling
The story Behind this Photo of a Boeing 747 Refuelling an SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3 Spy Plane
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story Behind this Photo of a Boeing 747 Refuelling an SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3 Spy Plane
Cool Video (with Audio) Features SR-71 Mach 3 Spy Plane rendezvous with KC-135Q Tanker
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Cool Video (with Audio) Features SR-71 Mach 3 Spy Plane rendezvous with KC-135Q Tanker
Author of SR-71's most stolen picture explains how he got the shot of the ultimate Blackbird super-low knife edge pass
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Pilot Tells the Story of When He Buzzed the Tower of Sacramento Airport with Afterburners Lit
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