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More: Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird
More: Mildenhall (MHZ / GXH / EGUN)
More: UK - England, May 24, 1986
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61-7980 (cn 2031) Of the 9th SRW, Beale AFB, California. Seen here pulling a tight turn. Later operated by NASA as N844NA.
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A visitor from - posted Sun February 24, 2013:
Hard to believe that we all still drool over and admire this aircraft that is a half century old and we wish was STILL flying! Just goes to show you the incredible genius behind Lockheed's Kelly Johnson and Skunkworks. They truly were decades ahead of their time. Can't imagine what we have flying today that's top secret in its place.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Thu May 17, 2012:
Whoah ... those vapor trails make the picture special.

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Mon May 30, 2011:
Starwars in action

A visitor from - posted Tue April 13, 2010:
Beautiful plane.I love it

A visitor from France posted Wed November 18, 2009:
An awesome plane in an unusual position, we really see it fly !

A visitor from United States posted Thu April 10, 2008:
Awesome.. this is the closest I've ever been to a Blackbird flying. Nice Picture

A visitor from Australia posted Wed October 24, 2007:
What a neat pic. speed & vapour trails - i have seen many SR71 pics, this is one of the best

A visitor from United States posted Wed February 14, 2007:
What great fortune to catch such a shot. Excellent shot.

A visitor from Czech Republic posted Thu February 8, 2007:
Great detail of nice vapour!

A visitor from Australia posted Thu February 8, 2007:
Awesome to see this thing in action. Never seen a Blackbird forming condensation like that... please post more shots of it if you have them!

Misha

A visitor from Hong Kong posted Thu February 8, 2007:
Cool!

A visitor from India posted Thu February 8, 2007:
Accurate Photograph of this jet, which is incomparable. Regards, Rajiv Sharma INDIA

A visitor from United States posted Wed February 7, 2007:
What a unique capture of such a beautiful plane!

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