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The story of the SR-71 Blackbird that pitched up and collided with a KC-135Q tanker during an air refueling over El Paso
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO tells the story of the KC-135Q Stratotanker that flew unprotected into Northern Laos to save his Blackbird after it had a Double-Engine Flameout
“We could have gone faster.” SR-71 Blackbird crew members recall the Unstart that prevented them to go Faster than Mach 3.2 during the Absolute Speed Record run
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
“We could have gone faster.” SR-71 Blackbird crew members recall the Inlet Unstart that prevented them to go Faster than Mach 3.2 during the Absolute Speed Record run
Once an F-101 pilot tried to race against an SR-71. He gave up when the Blackbird’s RSO asked him how fast his Voodoo could climb above 80,000 feet.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Once an F-101 pilot tried to race against an SR-71. He gave up when the Blackbird’s RSO asked him how fast his Voodoo could climb above 80,000 feet.
SR-71 RSO tells the story behind this video of a Blackbird creating ’13 Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he and his RSO were able to save their Blackbird after it had an engine explosion above 60,000 feet and Mach 2.5
Did you know that titanium used to build the iconic SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3+ spy plane came from Soviet Union?
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO’s daughter tells the story of when her father became the first USAF officer to eject from a Blackbird Mach 3+ Spy Plane
That time an SR-71 deployed Ladies Underwear (along with the drag chute) upon landing to adjust the attitude of a new Blackbird pilot
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
That time an SR-71 deployed Ladies Underwear (along with the drag chute) upon landing to adjust the attitude of a new Blackbird pilot
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he and his RSO set four speed records flying from L.A. to D.C. in less than 65 minutes during their final flight in the Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he and his RSO set four speed records flying from L.A. to D.C. in less than 65 minutes during their final flight in the Blackbird
Did you know “Habubrats” were given shots of penicillin so that their fathers would not get flu that could cause them to flunk SR-71 Blackbird preflight physical check?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know “Habubrats” were given shots of penicillin so that their fathers would not get flu that could cause them to flunk SR-71 Blackbird preflight physical check?
The story of the sealed letter signed by a VIP that granted extra help to an SR-71 Blackbird crew after an emergency landing in a small air base in South Korea
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of the letter signed by a VIP that granted extra help to an SR-71 Blackbird crew after an emergency landing in a small air base in South Korea
How to pee at Mach 3: former SR-71 driver explains how to go to the bathroom while flying the iconic Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
How to pee at Mach 3: former SR-71 driver explains how to go to the bathroom while flying the iconic Blackbird
Read the story of the SR-71 crew that landed their Blackbird in zero visibility
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Read the story of the SR-71 crew that landed their Blackbird in zero visibility
Former SR-71 Blackbird crew members share their most interesting stories
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Former SR-71 Blackbird crew members share their most interesting stories
The story of Belmont 86, the SR-71 that made an emergency landing in Norway after spying over Murmansk
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Belmont 86, the SR-71 that made an emergency landing in Norway after spying over Murmansk
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