Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

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SR-71 "Blackbird"
Dryden's SR-71B Blackbird, NASA 831, slices athort the snaw-covered soothren Sierra Nevada Muntains o Californie efter bein refueled bi an Air Force tanker durin a 1994 flight. SR-71B wis the trainer version o the SR-71. The dual cockpit tae allae the instructor tae flee. Note the streaks o fuel frae refuelin spillage.
An SR-71B trainer ower the Sierra Nevada Mountains o Californie in 1994. The raised seicont cockpit is for the instructor.
Role Strategic reconnaissance aircraft
Manufacturer Lockheed, Skunk Works diveesion
Designer Clarence "Kelly" Johnson
First flicht 22 December 1964
Introduction 1966
Retired 1998
Primar uisers Unitit States Air Force
NASA
Nummer biggit 32
Developed frae Lockheed A-12

The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" wis an advanced, lang-range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft.[1]

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  1. "SR-71 Blackbird." lockheedmartin.com. Retrieved: 14 March 2010.