A Flying Relic of the Cold War

The SR-71 Blackbird, developed from the A-12 aircraft, first flew in 1964 until it was eventually retired in 1998. A high-altitude spy plane, the SR-71 has held the Air Speed Record since 1976 for flying 2,193mph, could fly 26,000 miles high, and was used during the Cold War to take surveillance photographs of targets within […]

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South Korea’s KAI KF-X

The United States currently maintains several stealth aircraft programs, from the aging F-117 Nighthawk and B-2 Spirit to the F-22 Raptor and the mess that is the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. However, other countries such as the Russian Federation are developing the PAK FA, India developing the HAL FGFA, and the People’s Republic of China […]

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