The SR-71 Blackbird

SR-71 Blackbird References

There are so many Blackbird related web sites, photo galleries and other source out there. Many of them have a massive amount of additional information stored on their web pages. We are not trying to recreate and store all that information. In fact, we used information and photos from various public information sources rather than just culling the information from these sites. The primary purpose of this site is to provide most of the information in a modern, mobile-ready format so more people can easily read about the Blackbird programs.


This listing is our attempt to give credit to those who have come before us. Be aware that some of the sites may no longer exist or are no longer being maintained.


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Possibly the first web site dedicated to the Blackbird program. Has information on the SR-71 and the U-2 programs.


Over 100 pages of detailed information, photos, stories and more. A 'must-read' for SR-71 enthusiasts.


The Online Blackbird Museum. It's large contents inludes history and photos of nearly all 50 Lockheed Blackbirds (SR-71, A-12, M-21, and YF-12).


Archangel: CIA's A-12 Reconnaissance Aircraft — Central Intelligence Agency. The story of the beginning of the Blackbird program.


SR-71, YF-12, and A-12 Blackbird information, pictures, and diagrams. Website home of the SR-71 Flight Manual and one of the largest collections of Blackbird photos on the Internet.


SR-71 Blackbird photos at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California. Two SR-71 aircraft were used by NASA as testbeds for high-speed, high-altitude aeronautical research.


Photos, stories, death obituaries, biographies recording legacy of CIA, Air Force, Army men and women work secret atomic, radar, satellite flights in the Nevada desert, Kadena, Okinawa, North Korea, Vietnam"