Flying the SR-71 Blackbird

7 Apr 2010

A first-hand account of the amazing and mystical beast that was the SR-71.

On her final flight, nurse the Blackbird, malady destined for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum , try sped from Los Angeles to Washington in 64 minutes, averaging 2,145 mph and setting four speed records.

[via Shawn Blanc]