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Former Blackbird pilot tells the story of one of only two successful SR-71 Barrier Engagements
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 almost forced to ditch their Blackbird Mach 3 Spy Plane after an Engine Fire
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 SR-71 could attain Mach 3.5 but at that speed serious damage to the aircraft might occur,’ former Blackbird Pilot says
Here’s why the SR-71 Blackbird airframe was designed to leak fuel
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why the SR-71 Leaked Fuel (and why some Blackbird Spy Planes donated to Museums still Leak JP7)
Did you know the SR-71 Blackbird pilots Survival Kit included a very rare Aluminum Gun (the Gun was made in Aluminum to keep it Lightweight)?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know the SR-71 Blackbird Crew Members Survival Kit included a very rare Aluminum Gun (the Gun was made in Aluminum to keep it Lightweight)?
Former SR-71 Pilot and now Reverend recalls when his Blackbird had a double-engine flame-out at Mach 3. He was able to Restart the Engines after it Fell for 25,000 Feet.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Former SR-71 Pilot and now Reverend recalls when his Blackbird had a Double-Engine Flame-Out at Mach 3. He was able to Restart the Engines after it Fell for 25,000 Feet.
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
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his Blackbird flew So Fast that He and his RSO Landed at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Took Off from Kadena AB
Air traffic controller tells the story of when he asked for vertical separation to an SR-71 Blackbird crew in conflicting route with a Concorde Supersonic Airliner
Civil Aviation / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Air traffic controller tells the story of when he asked for vertical separation to an SR-71 Blackbird crew in conflicting route with a Concorde Supersonic Airliner
Project Blue Book and the story of how UFO sightings were used to cover high altitude U-2 flights
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a Taiwanese U-2 pilot flamed out at 70,000 feet over the Rocky Mountains and glided to a rough night landing at a remote airport in Colorado
The urban legend of the brown bag with $30 million in cash delivered to Kelly Johnson to pay for the first six CIA U-2 spy planes
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The urban legend of the brown bag with $30 million in cash delivered to Kelly Johnson to pay for the first six CIA U-2 spy planes
Here’s why the SR-71 Blackbird airframe was designed to leak fuel
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why the SR-71 Blackbird airframe was designed to leak fuel
The SR-71 Astroinertial Navigation System, aka R2-D2, was crucial in Blackbird mission. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The SR-71 Astroinertial Navigation System, aka R2-D2, was crucial in Blackbird mission. Here’s why.
U-2 Spy plane connects five F-35s and an F-22 under Project Hydra to provide real-time 5th Generation data to operators on the ground
Military Aviation
U-2 Spy plane connects five F-35s and an F-22 under Project Hydra to provide real-time 5th Generation data to operators on the ground
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
Impressive video features controlled fire as seen from U-2 Spy Plane’s camera at 70,000 feet
Military Aviation
Impressive video features controlled fire as seen from U-2 Spy Plane’s camera at 70,000 feet
China complains over doubtful USAF U-2 Spy Plane flight that entered its Naval Exercise Area
Military Aviation
China complains over doubtful USAF U-2 Spy Plane flight that entered its Naval Exercise Area
Kamikaze Soviet-Style: the unknown Story of the Su-9 Pilot who was ordered to ram Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 Spy Plane
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Kamikaze Soviet-Style: the unknown Story of the Su-9 Pilot who was ordered to ram Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 Spy Plane
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