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Did you know SR-71 crew members on a moonless clear night could see 3.5 trillion more stars at 80,000 feet than you can on the ground?

Did you know SR-71 crew members on a moonless clear night could see 3.5 trillion more stars at 80,000 feet than you can on the ground?

The Blackbird The SR-71, unofficially known as the “Blackbird,” was a long-range, Mach 3+, strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the… Read More

6 days ago

Unique SR-71 Cockpit photos show why no cockpit demands as much intense focus as a Blackbird’s

The Blackbird The SR-71, unofficially known as the “Blackbird,” was a long-range, Mach 3+, strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the… Read More

2 months ago

The Marine guard that inadvertently jettisoned the canopy from a parked F-14 to sit in the Tomcat cockpit. The missiles aboard (1 AIM-54, 1 AIM-7 and 1 AIM-9) did not have the pins but were not damaged.

Key explanatory text within the message was encrypted in "aviator acronyms” - "GF," YGTBSM," WTFO,” and "HS," and other coded… Read More

12 months ago

These unique SR-71 Blackbird Cockpit photos show why no cockpit demands as much intense focus as a Habu’s

“The SR-71 Blackbird knew when your eyes started to wander to the spectacle of earth from 85,000 feet; that’s when… Read More

1 year ago

USAF Pilot recalls when he got sick while flying a T-28, he tried to throw the barf bag overboard and the bag tore apart. He got barf inside and out the Canopy.

Even the most experienced pilots still get motion sickness once in a while. If you’ve ever been one to wonder… Read More

2 years ago

Did you know that before the SR-71 maiden flight the cockpit had to be rearranged or the USAF would not buy the Blackbird? Here’s why.

Before the SR-71 was taken out for its first flight, the cockpit was rearranged. It was very expensive to rearrange… Read More

2 years ago

This Su-57 Felon just flew a mission without its canopy: here’s why

The photo in this post features Su-57 Felon as you’ve never seen it before. The photo in this post features… Read More

4 years ago

That Time an F-22 Pilot was Trapped for 5 hours in the Cockpit of His Raptor after Canopy Jammed

On Apr. 10, 2006 a pilot was trapped in an F-22 cockpit for five hours after the canopy failed to… Read More

5 years ago

COOL VIDEO SHOWS ROYAL NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE F-35s “GOING BALLISTIC” AFTER TAKE-OFF

The video was taken during RNlAF Open Days 2016 airshow, held at Leeuwarden Air Base Jun. 10-11, 2016 Brought to… Read More

7 years ago