The Blackbird Family

This list contains every A-12, YF12 and SR-71 Blackbird ever constructed. The list can be filtered by aircraft type or current location. Each listing has information and photos along with its current location and map.

SR-71A #17950 / #2001

Location: Lost on January 10, 1967 at Edwards AFB, CA.
SR-71A #17950 / #2001

SR-71A #17951 / #2002

Location: On display at the Pima Air Museum, Tucson, AZ.
SR-71A #17951 / #2002

SR-71A 17951, on display at Pima Air Museum in Tucson, AZ, is the matriarch of the SR fleet. She is the oldest surviving SR-71 with only one produced before her, 17950, which was lost to a fire on the runway.

SR-71A #17952 / #2003

Location: Lost on January 25, 1966 near Tucumcari, NM.
SR-71A #17952 / #2003

On 25 January 1966, SR-71A (61-7952) was scheduled for a mission to test reconnaissance systems sensor performance and evaluate use of the navigation system as a controller for integrated sensor and aircraft management. The flight crew included Lockheed test pilot William A. Weaver and flight test reconnaissance and navigation systems specialist James T. Zwayer. The mission callsign was DUTCH 54.

SR-71A #17953 / #2004

Location: Lost on December 18, 1969 near Shosone, CA.
SR-71A #17953 / #2004

On 18 December 1969, SR-71A (61-7953) was scheduled for a functional check flight (FCF), piloted by SR-71/F-12 Test Force director Col. Joe Rogers and his Reconnaissance Systems Operator (RSO), Maj. Gary Heidelbaugh. The mission callsign was DUTCH 68. The aircraft configuration included, for the first time ever, the Optical Bar Camera (OBC) nose assembly.

SR-71A #17954 / #2005

Location: Lost on April 11, 1969 at Edwards AFB, CA.
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