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BLACKBIRD DOWN THE STREET: FLASHBACK PHOTO SHOWS HOW BEALE AFB STATIC SR-71 WAS MOVED TO ITS CURRENT LOCATION

BLACKBIRD DOWN THE STREET: FLASHBACK PHOTO SHOWS HOW BEALE AFB STATIC SR-71 WAS MOVED TO ITS CURRENT LOCATION

This Blackbird is currently located at the intersection of Warren Shingle Rd & A St, Beale AFB, Marysville, CA Taken… Read More

6 years ago

WATCH THIS CLIP AND LEARN SOMETHING ABOUT THE SR-71 BLACKBIRD, THE WORLD’s FASTEST PLANE

The SR-71, unofficially known as the "Blackbird," was a long-range, advanced, strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the Lockheed A-12 and… Read More

7 years ago

THE STORY OF THE SR-71 BLACKBIRD THAT SET FOUR SPEED RECORDS ON ITS FINAL FLIGHT

On Mar. 6, 1990 four National Aeronautic Association and three Fédération Aéronautique Internationale speed records were established on its final flight by the… Read More

7 years ago

A QUICK LOOK AT NASA YF-12 BLACKBIRDs AND THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN THE “COLDWALL” PROJECT

The NASA YF-12 Blackbird research program was ambitious: the aircraft flew an average of once a week unless down for… Read More

7 years ago

HERE’S HOW SR-71 BLACKBIRD PILOTS WHO ESTABLISHED ABSOLUTE SPEED RECORD CELEBRATED THE 40th ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC FLIGHT

The absolute speed record that still stands today In 1976, it was a different time. The Cold War with the… Read More

7 years ago