RSO

Blackbird pilot recalls when his SR-71 Flew so Fast that he and his RSO Landed at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Took Off from Kadena AB

Blackbird pilot recalls when his SR-71 Flew so Fast that he and his RSO Landed at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Took Off from Kadena AB

The SR-71 Blackbird The SR-71, the most advanced member of the Blackbird family that included the A-12 and YF-12, was… Read More

3 months ago

SR-71 RSO explains why the Last Blackbird to Crash was Buried at Sea

The SR-71 Blackbird The SR-71, unofficially known as the "Blackbird," is a long-range, advanced, strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the… Read More

5 months ago

The SR-71 Blackbird Astro-Nav System (aka R2-D2) worked by tracking the stars and was so powerful that it could see the stars even in daylight

Mounted behind the SR-71 Blackbird RSO’s cockpit, this unit, (that was affectionately dubbed “R2-D2” after the Star Wars movie came… Read More

5 months ago

ROCKET RIDE, THE SUPER FAST HIGH ALTITUDE RECONNAISSANCE MISSION THAT SR-71 BLACKBIRD SPY PLANES PERFORMED OVER NORTH KOREA 

Halfway through the DMZ all was calm, but suddenly, Graham noticed a large object over North Korea that incredibly was… Read More

6 years ago