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After an A-12 flight specks of insects hoisted from the atomic test explosions in Russia and China were found on the Oxcart windshield
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
Former USAF Master Sergeant reveals the Fastest Speed ever Recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
The slowest speed ever recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
Here’s What’s Probably the Slowest Speed Ever Recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
Sec. of Defense McNamara canceled the YF-12 Blackbird program to fund the F-106X Mach 5 Interceptor. Then he canceled the F-106X program too.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Sec. of Defense McNamara canceled the YF-12 Blackbird program to fund the F-106X Mach 5 Interceptor. Then he canceled the F-106X program too.
‘The XB-70 flies less Mach 3 time than the YF-12, but the Valkyrie loses pieces that are bigger than the Blackbird.’ The Mach 3 rivalry between the YF-12 and the XB-70.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
‘The XB-70 flies less Mach 3 time than the YF-12, but when it flies at Mach 3 the Valkyrie loses pieces that are bigger than the Blackbird.’ The Mach 3 rivalry between the YF-12 and the XB-70.
Feb. 29, 1954: President Lyndon B. Johnson publicly Reveals the YF-12A, the Blackbird Mach 3+ Interceptor
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Feb. 29, 1964: President Lyndon B. Johnson publicly Reveals the YF-12A, the Blackbird Mach 3+ Interceptor
Here are the materials you should use instead of titanium to build a Blackbird Mach 3 spy plane today
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3 spy plane’s titanium parts made in summer corroded while those made in winter didn’t? Here’s why.
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
Did you know the F-14 Tomcat was meant to be ‘Bombcat’ from the beginning of its development?
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Did you know the F-14 Tomcat was meant to be ‘Bombcat’ from the beginning of its development?
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
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
Did you know that titanium used to build the iconic SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3+ spy plane came from Soviet Union?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know that titanium used to build the iconic SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3+ spy plane came from Soviet Union?
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?
The list of the fastest and the highest known flights ever recorded by the Lockheed Blackbird family
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The list of the fastest and the highest known flights ever recorded by the Lockheed Blackbird family
Interesting Video Explains how SR-71’s J58 Turbo-Ramjet Engine Works
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Interesting Video Explains how SR-71’s J58 Turbo-Ramjet Engine Works
Here’s why this JQB-47E has three YF-12 Kill Markings
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Here’s why this JQB-47E has three YF-12 Kill Markings
Half YF-12 and half SR-71: the story of "The Bastard," the only SR-71C ever built
Aviation History / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Half YF-12 and half SR-71: the story of “The Bastard,” the only SR-71C ever built
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