The SR-71 Blackbird had been utilized by the United States from 1964 until its retirement in 1998. Aside from its duties as a spy plane and being able to do things such as take photographs of the Soviet Union, the SR-71 also set numerous speed records, such as its still-standing record of 2,193mph from 1976. […]Read more "SR-72, The Son Of Blackbird"
Stealth aircraft developed by the United States Air Force, such as the U-2 and the SR-71 Blackbird, played crucial roles as spy planes during the Cold War. Today, such stealth aircraft (as well as the F-22 Raptor, F-35, B-2 Spirit and F-117 Nighthawk) are all highly publicized due to their roles in conflicts such as […]Read more "The Mystery Of The Aurora Aircraft"
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 […]Read more "A Flying Relic of the Cold War"