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Blackbird Pilot explains why the SR-71 had to refuel right after takeoff (and it’s not because it leaked fuel)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why producing thousand gallons of JP-7 fuel used in the SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3+ Spy Plane caused a nationwide shortage of Flit insecticide
In 1971 an SR-71 crew flew 15,000 miles, in 10 hours 30 minutes non-stop, in full continuous AB to see how many times the Blackbird could refuel before the liquid nitrogen gave out
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
In 1971 an SR-71 crew flew 15,000 miles, in 10 hours 30 minutes non-stop to see how many times the Blackbird could refuel before the liquid nitrogen gave out
JP-7, the fuel that powered the SR-71 Blackbird caused a nationwide shortage of bug spray. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
JP-7, the fuel that powered the SR-71 Blackbird caused a nationwide shortage of bug spray. Here’s why.
Did you know the SR-71 engine was originally developed to power US Navy XF8U-3 Super Crusader? World renowned expert on the Blackbird unveils some unique facts about J58 turboramjet
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know the SR-71 engine was originally developed to power US Navy XF8U-3 Super Crusader? World renowned expert on the Blackbird unveils some unique facts about J58 turboramjet
Former SR-71 Pilot Explains why the Blackbird had to Light one Afterburner during Aerial Refueling
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Former SR-71 Pilot Explains why the Blackbird had to Light one Afterburner during Aerial Refueling
‘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
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
Impressive video shows SR-71 Blackbird J58 Engine tested at Max Afterburner Power
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Impressive video shows SR-71 Blackbird J58 Engine tested at Max Afterburner Power
Cool video shows SR-71 Blackbird igniting the afterburners during very low fly pass
Airshows / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Cool video shows SR-71 Blackbird igniting the afterburners during very low fly pass
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