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SR-71 Aircrew remembers a Memorable Encounter with a Soviet MiG-31 Interceptor over the Barents Sea
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot tells the story of a tense mission over the Barents Sea where he spotted a Soviet MiG-31 scrambled to intercept his Blackbird
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The slowest speed ever recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
The slowest speed ever recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
The SR-71 crew that ejected and was whisked away to mayor’s house while USAF frantically looked for them
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The SR-71 crew that ejected and was whisked away to mayor’s house while USAF frantically looked for them
The secret life of SR-71 #755: the first Blackbird to use the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System to photograph Soviet Submarines
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The secret life of SR-71 #955: the first Blackbird to use the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System to photograph Soviet Submarines
Robert Powell, the first pilot to clock 1,000 hours in the SR-71 Blackbird, passed away
Aviation History / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Robert Powell, the first pilot to clock 1,000 hours in the SR-71 Blackbird, passed away
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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 story of SR-71A #61-7959, the only “Big Tail” Blackbird in existence
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of SR-71A #61-7959, the only “Big Tail” Blackbird in existence
From New York to London in less than two hours: the story of the SR-71 Blackbird that set a new speed record with New York to London flight
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
From New York to London in less than two hours: the story of the SR-71 Blackbird that set a new speed record with New York to London flight
The A-12 program was so secret that CIA injected with sodium pentothal the first pilot that bailed out of an Oxcart to interrogate him after the crash
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The A-12 program was so secret that CIA injected with sodium pentothal the first pilot that bailed out of an Oxcart to interrogate him after the crash
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
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.
The story of the SR-71 Blackbird that slid on JP7 fuel residue while taxing into Kadena Hangar
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot, crew chief tell the story of when a Blackbird slid on JP-7 fuel residue while taxing into Kadena Hangar
Bill Weaver, the SR-71 pilot who bailed out after his Blackbird disintegrated while flying at Mach 3, has just passed away
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Bill Weaver, the SR-71 pilot who bailed out after his Blackbird disintegrated while flying at Mach 3, has just passed away
Did you know NASA had to borrow U-2/SR-71 “yellow” Pressure Suits for first space shuttle mission?
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Space
Did you know NASA had to borrow U-2/SR-71 “yellow” Pressure Suits for first space shuttle mission?
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.
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