drag chute

That time Habu crew chiefs loaded into an SR-71 ladies’ underwear to deploy along with the drag chute upon landing to adjust the attitude of a new Blackbird pilot

That time Habu crew chiefs loaded into an SR-71 ladies’ underwear to deploy along with the drag chute upon landing to adjust the attitude of a new Blackbird pilot

Upon landing and subsequent pilot deployment of the SR-71 Blackbird chute (which is Orange), the chute deployed as normal and… Read More

2 years ago

The story of the SR-71 Blackbird Spy Plane that lost the drag chute in-flight at Mach 1.5

The SR-71 Blackbird is the fastest manned jet in history. It had no flaps, slats, spoilers or speed brakes. The… Read More

2 years ago

That time an SR-71 Blackbird lost the drag chute in-flight at Mach 1.5

"With no drag chute doors, the drag chute had departed the aircraft and was lost at sea. We were grateful… Read More

6 years ago

F-35A UNDERGOES ICY RUNWAY TESTING FOR NORWEGIAN DRAG CHUTE AT EIELSON AFB

The F-35A drag chute is designed to be installed on all of Norway’s F-35As and is form fitted to ensure… Read More

6 years ago