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supersonic-youth:  Lockheed A-12 flight in 1962

Lockheed Oxcart leaving Groom Lake in 1962 (the aircraft that never existed). Looks like a standard SR 71 to me.

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fastest airplane ever lockheed SR-71 blackbird (1)

The was the USAF Lockheed "Blackbird" was a long-range, Mach strategic reconnaissance aircraft that was operated by the United States Air Force. It's top speed was mph. It was introduced in and retired in [Wikipedia]

A front view of an SR-71B Blackbird strategic reconnaissance training aircraft on the runway at sundown. Photo: TSGT Michael Haggerty. Location: BEALE AIR FORCE BASE. Date Shot: 6/1/1988.  via defenseimagery.mil

A front view of an Blackbird strategic reconnaissance training aircraft on the runway at sundown. Date Shot: Not a fighter.

F-4 Corsair landing on an aircraft carrier near the Phillippines.

A Corsair coming in for a landing. So, why is that I LOVE the carrier based plane? Maybe, it is the dangerous fun of the carrier landing!

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird - loading mission packages, then fuel it and watch the fuel SPILL everywhere...and there was hydrazine...i think the APU's used it..THE SMELL..could open the sinuses of a dead volcano!

Lockheed Blackbird - When it absolutely, positively has to be there in three minutes.

A rare peek down into the cockpit of an SR-71 Blackbird built by the Skunk Works division at Lockheed and launched in 1964. Still holds the world record for fastest air-breathing aeroplane.

A rare peek down into the cockpit of an Blackbird built by the Skunk Works division at Lockheed and launched in Still holds the world record for fastest air-breathing airplane.

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