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    Evolution of the SR71

    Great read. i could post it all here, but it's easier if you just click the link.

    http://gizmodo.com/5581881/the-first-fl ... -blackbird

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    Re: Evolution of the SR71

    I love these planes! BADASS they are....or were! :roll:




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    Re: Evolution of the SR71

    "Necessity is the plea of every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants, it is the creed of slaves"

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    Re: Evolution of the SR71

    The Roswell crash was in '47 and ten years later the SR-71 was in the planning stages ( I believe ) can anyone say REVERSE ENGINEERING? haha

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    Re: Evolution of the SR71

    That was a great read. I love those planes. I wish I could have seen one fly, only got to see the static dwon at Lackland. Anyone know that is still there correct? Been a while since I have been down there.


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    Re: Evolution of the SR71

    Quote Originally Posted by indyred99
    That was a great read. I love those planes. I wish I could have seen one fly, only got to see the static dwon at Lackland. Anyone know that is still there correct? Been a while since I have been down there.
    Got one down here in Alabama too , At the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.
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    Re: Evolution of the SR71

    Quote Originally Posted by saviger
    Quote Originally Posted by indyred99
    That was a great read. I love those planes. I wish I could have seen one fly, only got to see the static dwon at Lackland. Anyone know that is still there correct? Been a while since I have been down there.
    Got one down here in Alabama too , At the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.
    We have one here at the Hill AFB Museum. They are beautiful pieces of equipment.

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    Re: Evolution of the SR71

    Quote Originally Posted by saviger
    Quote Originally Posted by indyred99
    That was a great read. I love those planes. I wish I could have seen one fly, only got to see the static dwon at Lackland. Anyone know that is still there correct? Been a while since I have been down there.
    Got one down here in Alabama too , At the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.
    Yup sure do. I pass by it every day on the way to work.
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    Re: Evolution of the SR71

    I'm jealous, I love seeing those planes. Wish there were some up here in Mass


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