SR-71 Blackbird

The SR-71 is the fastest plane ever to fly, capable of Mach 3.4. It was used to fly quickly over enemy territory, spy on it, and get out again as quickly as possible. The plane was so fast that is could outrun missiles being fired at it. The last two airworthy Blackbirds were retired in 1999.



The SR-71 Blackbird

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The SR-71 Blackbird

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The SR-71 Blackbird

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Both Cockpits

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Front Cockpit - Pilot

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Front Cockpit - Pilot

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Aft Cockpit - Navigator

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The SR-71's Automated Astroinertial Navigation System

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The SR-71 Takeoff

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The SR-71's Air to Air Refueling

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The SR-71's Air to Air Refueling

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The SR-71 Landing

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The SR-71 Being Manfatured in Burbank CA

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The SR-71 Parts On The Way to No Where USA for Assembly

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Ben Rich - Lockheed Burbank

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The SR-71's Record Speed Runs

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