The SR-71 Blackbird
This list contains every Blackbird ever constructed. Each listing has information and photos along with its current location and map.
On 26 April 1971, 61-7968, flown by majors Thomas B. Estes and Dewain C. Vick, flew over 15,000 miles (24,000 km) in 10 hours and 30 minutes. This flight was awarded the 1971 Mackay Trophy for the "most meritorious flight of the year" and the 1972 Harmon Trophy for "most outstanding international achievement in the art/science of aeronautics".
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The SR-71 was orginally outside but was relocated inside. Instead of being mounted for its display, it is the only SR-71 hung in a dramatic reprsentation of a flight.
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For the first time in 75 years Lockheed Martin is pulling back the veil on their top secret program, Skunk Works.