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The History of the SR-71 Blackbird

After all this time, the SR-71 Blackbird is still crazy awesome …


Here’s the story of how the built this crazy thing (and destroyed all the molds afterwards). Story and super cool photos at Gizmodo.


Gizmodo also has a separate story of an SR-71 pilot and flying this thing. Mach 3+ (NY to Washington – last flight? 64-MINUTES. Yep, a little over an hour).

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