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Picture of the Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird aircraft

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61-7980 (cn 2031) One of the greatest sights in aviation if you were lucky enough to experience it had to be the Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird in flight. Seen here pulling a tight turn which generated a lot of vapour.
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A visitor from - posted Mon March 3, 2014:
I'm usually not into the 'black skin', but that right there is the sexiest bird to pierce in the air.

A visitor from Japan posted Fri October 4, 2013:
Incredible dynamic performance for Blackbird!!
I've never seen such a great flight like this, even photos!

Thank you very much for shering the MOMENT...Mr. Freer and screeners!
Posted from Japan with five stars!

A visitor from United States posted Tue October 1, 2013:
Intimidating yet beautiful! I wonder if we'll ever see an airliner that can fly as fast as she did. Indeed she was and still is in a league of her own.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue October 1, 2013:
Great shot of one of the greatest airplanes ever created. This picture is also a true lesson of aerodynamics, showing the airflow on the aircraft, just like in awind tunnel.
Anyone knows what was the maximum g this aircraft could pull?

A visitor from - posted Tue October 1, 2013:
The vortexes off the engine nacelle shows the genius of Kelley Johnson and his team. I think slowing supersonic flow to the engines was quite a feat done at the time.

A visitor from United States posted Mon September 30, 2013:
The pinnacle of American aerospace engineering. This beauty is in a league of her own.

Regards from SAN

A visitor from - posted Mon September 30, 2013:
Somebody said, "I wonder if this plane did anything worth its billions?"
And I say, you have to wonder? The answer is obvious, this aircraft probably saved the world from nuclear war by giving commanders the information they needed when they needed it. It also was a show of strength of what the West was capable of doing. If we had shown weakness then the enemy might have pounced.

A visitor from - posted Mon September 30, 2013:
One of the greatest planes ever created! I moved near Beale AFB shortly after they stopped flying so I never was able to see one in flight. Oh how I wish I could had seen them fly! Thank you for a great photo!!!

A visitor from Germany posted Mon September 30, 2013:
Breathtaking shot.

A visitor from United States posted Mon September 30, 2013:
I wonder if this plane did anything worth its billions?

A visitor from France posted Mon September 30, 2013:
Amazing capture, great picture!

A visitor from Sweden posted Mon September 30, 2013:
I've never seen it flying but have always been amazed by it. This picture is a great tribute to it!

A visitor from - posted Sun September 29, 2013:
Epic!

one question: why I've arrived that place just 26 years after?!

A visitor from Ireland posted Sun September 29, 2013:
Oh boy! Gone but never forgotten.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun September 29, 2013:
Probably the pinnacle of aeronautical engineering.

A visitor from France posted Sun September 29, 2013:
Incredible picture !!!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun September 29, 2013:
Wonderful shot

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