SR-71 Blackbird

SR-71 Blackbird Here lives the "Bat out of Hell!"
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Operating as usual

05/22/2020

Thanks Mom!! 😎😏

02/11/2020
MACH III (SR71 Vs. Saab JA 37 Short Film)

Kudos to budding filmmakers Andy and Dan for this project. Commendable effort!

Dan & Andy chronicle their journey making an action-packed aviation film about Swedish combat jets challenging the uncatchable American SR-71 Blackbird. Than...

Thanks Doc! 😎(Via Doctrine Man)
12/22/2019
The SR-71 Blackbird

Thanks Doc! 😎

(Via Doctrine Man)

December 22nd, 1964, The first flight of Lockheed's Skunk Works, and the brain child of Kelly Johnson, super secret Strategic Reconnaissance SR-71, was designed with a minimal radar cross section, loaded with electronic countermeasures, and a deep blue/black paint to increase its internal heat emiss...

08/14/2019
Fall from an SR-71

Good clip!

In 1966, an SR-71 "Blackbird" disintegrated at 78,000 feet. The pilot's first thought was "No one could live through what just happened. Therefore, I must be...

We Are The Mighty
04/08/2019
We Are The Mighty

We Are The Mighty

Neil Armstrong himself was among the test pilots.

Daniel Alarik
03/15/2019
Daniel Alarik

Daniel Alarik

I'd add a highly disciplined infantry unit to this list.

01/10/2019
Why Was This Plane Invulnerable: The SR-71 Blackbird Story

Lot of informational videos of this kind on YouTube lately. This was well made.

The Cold War locked the United States and Soviet Union into a tense struggle for global influence and control. The first purpose-built American spy plane to ...

It's always nice to be remembered!!
01/08/2019
Grunt Style

It's always nice to be remembered!!

1900 knots!

10/31/2018

Righting the wrongs of First Man.

"I'm still goin' upstairs like a bat out of hell!"

#ChuckYeager

Walk on home boy!!
10/18/2018
We Are The Mighty

Walk on home boy!!

These pilots definitely gave air traffic controllers a reason to smile that day.

Doctrine Man
10/14/2018
Doctrine Man

Doctrine Man

Today marks 71 years since @GenChuckYeager "rocketed past the sound barrier." Never a doubt he had the Right Stuff.

06/12/2018

Totally forgot to post this earlier: Yours truly was at a McDonald's in DC the other night munching on apple pie and coffee with friends. The next table over, are kids wearing an SR-71 Blackbird t-shirt and discussing this very page. I couldn't help but overhear their conversation and chuckle within.

If only they'd known who was eavesdropping!!

Doctrine Man
06/02/2018
Doctrine Man

Doctrine Man

If you have a grand just sitting around doing nothing... have I got a deal for you.

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