SR-71 Top Speed

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“We could have gone faster.” SR-71 Blackbird crew members recall the Unstart that prevented them to go Faster than Mach 3.2 during the Absolute Speed Record run
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
“We could have gone faster.” SR-71 Blackbird crew members recall the Inlet Unstart that prevented them to go Faster than Mach 3.2 during the Absolute Speed Record run
These photos show the family resemblance between Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird and Top Gun: Maverick Darkstar
Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
These photos show the family resemblance between Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird and Top Gun: Maverick Darkstar
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he accelerated his Habu at Mach 3.2 and denied an F-15 pilot an “easy," simulated kill against its Blackbird during a training sortie
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
Did you know that the SR-71 Blackbird was so fast that the F-15 Eagle radar couldn’t see it?
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his Blackbird flew So Fast that He and his RSO arrived at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Left Kadena AB
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
‘The SR-71 could attain Mach 3.5 but at that speed serious damage to the aircraft might occur,’ former Blackbird Pilot says
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his Blackbird flew So Fast that He and his RSO arrived at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Left Kadena AB
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his Blackbird flew So Fast that He and his RSO Landed at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Took Off from Kadena AB
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his Blackbird flew So Fast that He and his RSO arrived at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Left Kadena AB
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
The Fastest known Speed ever Recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he accelerated his Habu at Mach 3.2 and denied an F-15 pilot an “easy," simulated kill against its Blackbird during a training sortie
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he accelerated his Habu at Mach 3.2 and denied an F-15 pilot an “easy,” simulated kill against its Blackbird during a training sortie
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)
The slowest speed ever recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
The slowest speed ever recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
From New York to London in less than two hours: the story of the SR-71 Blackbird that set a new speed record with New York to London flight
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
From New York to London in less than two hours: the story of the SR-71 Blackbird that set a new speed record with New York to London flight
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he and his RSO set four speed records flying from L.A. to D.C. in less than 65 minutes during their final flight in the Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he and his RSO set four speed records flying from L.A. to D.C. in less than 65 minutes during their final flight in the Blackbird
The story of the SR-71 Blackbird crew that ‘gave the birdie’ to a French Air Force Mirage III pilot, lit the afterburners and outran him
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
The story of the SR-71 Blackbird crew that ‘gave the birdie’ to a French Air Force Mirage III pilot, lit the afterburners and outran him
Did you know that NASA YF-12C was actually an SR-71 with a bogus A-12 tail number?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
Did you know that NASA YF-12C was actually an SR-71 with a bogus A-12 tail number?
‘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
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)
‘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
‘Blackbird’s Top Speed was Officially Mach 3.2 but the SR-71 was Much Faster Than That,” former Skunk Works Engineer Says
Video shows SR-71 Blackbird last flight (at a speed of Mach 3.2!)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
Video shows SR-71 Blackbird Last Flight (at a speed of Mach 3.2!)
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