The SR-71 Blackbird

SR-71 Blackbird News/Events

Here's a listing of some notable Blackbird missions. Some that changed history.

Also, at times various museum and other organizations hold special events to discuss and educate the public on the Blackbird program.

SR-71A First Flight

SR-71A First Flight

Author: Blackbird Historian  /  Categories: Events  / 

The first flight of an SR-71 took place on 22 December 1964, at USAF Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, piloted by Bob Gilliland. 

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