SR-71 pilot Col. Buzz Carpenter recounts the aircraft’s power and majesty. The aircraft flew missions around the globe at speeds above Mach 3 and altitudes of 85,000 feet or more. Although its many contributions to national security will never be fully revealed to the public, this incredible plane holds many world aviation records for its speed and altitude.
Amazing Tales of SR-71 Blackbird Plane
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